Maryland Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes [D]

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MDHB915PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to designate a center as the Patient Safety Center for the State on or before December 31, 2025; requiring the Center to develop, coordinate, and implement patient safety initiatives across the State, be ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 530
MDHB1097PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity to study the misvaluation and undervaluation of property owned by minorities; and requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 654
MDHB247PassRequiring a carrier, during the 30 days following the individual's birthday, to make available to an individual enrolled in a Medicare supplement policy different Medicare supplement policies with benefits that are equal to or less than the benefits ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 680
MDHB373PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that the number of staff employed by the State Postmortem Examiners does not fall to a level that would constitute a Phase II violation according to the National Association of Medical Examiners.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 721
MDHB970PassProhibiting managed care organizations and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a prior authorization requirement for prescription drugs used as postexposure prophylaxis for the preventi...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 684
MDHB669PassRequiring a provider to meet certain requirements in order to provide doula services in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to cover certain doula services.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 682
MDHB1034PassRenaming the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to be the State Board of Long-Term Care Administrators; establishing a licensing and regulatory system for assisted living managers under the Board; requiring the Office of Health C...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 689
MDHB1208PassEstablishing requirements for the State Board of Nursing related to the expansion of the workforce in nursing-related fields; providing a State income tax credit for licensed practical nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and registered nurse...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 675
MDHB694PassRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, in coordination with the Department of Human Services, the State designated exchange, the Office of the Comptroller, and the Maryland Hospital Association, to develop a process for identifying pat...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 683
MDHB1078PassProhibiting a certain person from distributing, purchasing for sale, or selling products containing delta-8- or delta-10-tetrahydrocannabinol to an individual under the age of 21 years; requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 511
MDHB1020PassRequiring the Developmental Disabilities Administration to establish and provide training materials to coordinators of community services on self-directed services; requiring coordinators of community services to educate a certain recipient on all mo...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDHB375VetoRepealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for certain public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational f...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB245VetoRepealing the termination date of the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims; repealing the limit on the total annual amount physicians, qualified health care providers, and hospitals are entitled to be paid for providing certain...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1346VetoEstablishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology (DoIT); establishing the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council to study aspects of the State's cybersecurity vulnerabilities and procurement potentia...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1202VetoEstablishing the Cyber Preparedness Unit in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing certain responsibilities of the Unit; requiring local governments to report certain cybersecurity incidents in a certain manner and under certai...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1389VetoRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish the Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup to develop a public awareness campaign on preventing workplace violence in health care settings and to create a ...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB193PassCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts on Upper Hoopers Island, Middle Hoopers Island, and Taylors Island; providing that a person operating a golf cart on Upper or Middle Hoopers Island and Taylors Island ma...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 387
MDHB166PassRenaming the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council to be the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Council; establishing 3-year terms for the appointed members of the Council; requiring the Council,...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 398
MDHB155PassAltering certain requirements for the licensing and regulation of audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, speech-language pathologists, and music therapists, including clarifying quorum requirements for the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, He...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 400
MDHB167PassEstablishing the Commission to Establish a Maryland Women Veterans Memorial to study establishing a memorial dedicated to Maryland women veterans; and requiring the Commission to submit a preliminary report on its findings and recommendations to the ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423
MDHB1464PassClarifying that part-time physicians and physician assistants are eligible for participation in the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to establish prorate...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 396
MDHB1397PassRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to limit the amount a covered individual is required to pay in copayments or coinsurance for a covered prescription insulin drug to not more than $30 for a 30-da...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 405
MDHB642PassRequiring Baltimore City to mail a certain notice of the homestead property tax credit to certain homeowners in Baltimore City whose dwellings have increased in value by more than 10%.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 330
MDHB912PassRequiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries of the procedure to request a referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; establishing a certain requirement on certain insurers, nonp...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 271
MDHB1370PassAltering from $400,000 to $500,000, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the annual amount to be distributed from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to a certain qualified nonprofit entity; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget b...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 274
MDHB1187PassAltering the amount of income tax revenue from corporations that is distributed to a certain fund each year; and altering, beginning in fiscal year 2020, the amounts of capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 240
MDHB49PassAuthorizing registered nurse practitioners to prescribe and dispense auto-injectable epinephrine to certain certificate holders who operate youth camps.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 262
MDHB1073PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the accessibility of electronic advance care planning documents in the State; requiring certain health care facilities, managed care organizations, and carriers to take certain actions relat...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDHB1205PassRequiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to, on or before a certain date, assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack, develop a cybersecurity plan if appropr...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDHB1188PassRenaming the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to be the Statewide Steering Committee on Sickle Cell Disease; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a system of providing info...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 279
MDHB293PassEstablishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline; requiring the Maryland Depart...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDHB279PassAltering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Communications, Outreach, and Advocacy Program; requiring the Program, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 72
MDHB227PassEstablishing Juneteenth National Independence Day as a State legal holiday and State employee holiday.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
MDHB706Engross

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Establishing the Office of Resilience in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary of Emergency Management to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to direct the Office of Resilience; and requiring the Office of Resilience...
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2022-04-11
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB44Engross

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Altering the medical services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter that charges for its services and requests reimbursement from the Maryla...
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2022-04-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1088PassIncreasing, from $1,000,000 to $5,000,000, the amount of the appropriation to the African American Heritage Preservation Grant Fund that the Governor is required to include in the operating or capital budget each year; repealing a requirement that t...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 29
MDHB975Engross

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Establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program Fund for Nurses and Nursing Support Staff to assist certain nurses and nursing support staff with the repayment of certain education loans; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repaymen...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB80Engross

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Altering the required contents of the home- and community-based services waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; requiring the Department, if the Department maintains a waiting list for...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB821Engross

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Establishing the Career Pathways for Health Care Workers Program in the Maryland Department of Labor for the purpose of providing grants to eligible employers for training programs attended by health care workers; and requiring the Governor to includ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1282Engross

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Requiring the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Assessments and Taxation to jointly conduct a study of the assessment of agricultural accessory use improvements to review whether agricultural accessory use improvements should be assesse...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB430Engross

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Requiring an individual appointed as the Secretary of Aging to have extensive experience and knowledge of laws, legislation, and regulations relating to aging, programs for aging individuals, including evidence-based and data-driven programs, and a d...
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2022-04-07
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Zucker) Adopted
MDHB911Engross

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Altering the qualifications an individual must have to be licensed as a psychologist by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1412Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a Parkinson's Disease Registry Advisory Committee to assist the Department in the development of the Registry, determine what data should be collected and stored along with methods to ensure th...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB767Engross

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Requiring a procurement officer to limit the contract term for an emergency procurement to 12 months; prohibiting a procurement officer from renewing a contract for an emergency procurement except under certain circumstances; and requiring a procurem...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB985Engross

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Requiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a half credit course in financial literacy; requiring each county board of education to implement the financial literacy curriculum content in every public high school in the co...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1486PassProviding that, for the 30-day period beginning on the effective date of the Act, certain motor fuel taxes that would otherwise be imposed do not apply; requiring the Comptroller to pay a refund advance of motor fuel tax to qualifying retailers under...
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2022-03-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 1
MDHB1474Intro

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Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include Delmarva Community Services, Inc. and the Maryland Association of Counties Pooled OPEB Trust Fund.
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1442Intro

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Authorizing the expungement of certain arrest warrants under certain circumstances; altering the waiting periods for applying for expungement of certain records; altering the convictions for which an individual may seek expungement; and prohibiting c...
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2022-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB548Intro

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Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim July 1 as Montford Point Marines Commemoration Day.
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2022-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1195Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which an equity court is authorized to grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child to include if the child's parent is deceased or the petition for visitation rights was filed after an action for divorce, annu...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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