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MDSB103PassProhibiting health occupations boards and disciplinary panels from reprimanding a licensee or certificate holder, placing a licensee or certificate holder on probation, or suspending or revoking a license of a licensee or the certificate of a certifi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 140
MDHB106PassIncreasing the cap, from 2 to 4 years, that an applicant for a mortician or funeral director license may spend as an apprentice except under certain circumstances; requiring certain applicants and licensed apprentices to submit to the Maryland State ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 602
MDSB169PassAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; increasing certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; altering from a misdemeanor t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 386
MDSB174PassRequiring a dental practice to be owned by a licensed dentist or a dental professional corporation; establishing that only a certain individual licensed by the State Board of Dental Examiners may take certain actions; prohibiting any person who is no...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 380
MDSB182PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists by extending to July 1, 2026, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory authority of the Board; repealing the requirement that the Board submit a certain semia...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 159
MDHB259PassProhibiting health occupations boards and disciplinary panels from reprimanding a licensee or certificate holder, placing a licensee or certificate holder on probation, or suspending or revoking a license of a licensee or the certificate of a certifi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 139
MDHB303PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists by extending to July 1, 2026, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory authority of the Board; repealing the requirement that the Board submit a certain semia...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 158
MDSB245PassAltering the definition of "practice social work" to include counseling for alcohol and drug use and addictive behaviors and to clarify that it includes, for certain individuals, the treatment of biopsychosocial conditions under the supervision of a ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 543
MDSB306PassContinuing the State Board of Dental Examiners in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending until July 1, 2031, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 548
MDHB364PassSpecifying that each hospital or nursing facility in the State ensure that all of its health care service providers whether in the hospital, outside or in a separate nursing facility wear personal identification tag indicating in readable text the fi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 182
MDHB560PassContinuing the State Board of Physicians and the related allied health advisory committees by extending to July 1, 2030, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory authority of the State Board of Physicians and the committees; al...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 612
MDSB439PassIncreasing the cap, from 2 to 4 years, that an applicant for a mortician or funeral director license may spend as an apprentice except under certain circumstances; requiring certain applicants and licensed apprentices to submit to the Maryland State ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 603
MDSB444PassRepealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health make certain recommendations for the appointment of certain members of the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators after consulting with certain associations and societies; and re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 280
MDSB395PassContinuing the State Board of Physicians and the related allied health advisory committees by extending to July 1, 2030, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory authority of the State Board of Physicians and the committees; al...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 613
MDSB501PassTransferring oversight of the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants from the Maryland Higher Education Commission to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring the Department to submit a certain annual r...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 403
MDHB663PassAltering the definition of the term "pharmacist" in provisions of law regarding the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to include pharmacists licensed in other states to dispense monitored prescription drugs; and altering the grounds for which a ce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 290
MDHB631PassRepealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health make certain recommendations for the appointment of certain members of the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators after consulting with certain associations and societies; and re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 279
MDSB528PassClarifying that a certain document through the execution of which a certain individual may decide the disposition of the individual's own body without certain consent includes a document designating a person to act as an authorizing agent; providing ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 451
MDHB749PassAuthorizing a dental hygienist who complies with certain provisions of the Act to prescribe certain types of prescription or over-the-counter fluoride preparations, topical antimicrobial oral rinses, and up to a 600 mg dose of ibuprofen every 6 hours...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 311
MDSB663PassAltering, to be the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards rather than the American Dental Association, the entity whose requirements regarding specialties an applicant for a teacher's license to practice denti...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
MDSB692PassEstablishing a certain educational qualification required for an applicant for a physical therapist assistant license who was educated in limited physical therapy outside any state; and altering certain educational qualifications for applicants for p...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 575
MDSB748PassGenerally curing previous Acts of the General Assembly with possible title defects.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 627
MDSB749PassCorrecting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code and in certain uncodified laws; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; ratifying certain corre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 628
MDSB732PassAltering the definition of "practice athletic training"; repealing certain provisions of law requiring an athletic trainer to practice in a certain setting; altering the information that is required to be included in an evaluation and treatment proto...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 579
MDHB939PassRequiring a dental practice to be owned by a licensed dentist or a dental professional corporation; establishing that only a certain individual licensed by the State Board of Dental Examiners may take certain actions; prohibiting any person who is no...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 379
MDHB947PassAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; increasing certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; altering from a misdemeanor t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 385
MDHB998PassTransferring oversight of the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants from the Office of Student Financial Assistance within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to the Maryland Department of Health; req...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 402
MDHB1229PassClarifying that a certain document through the execution of which a certain individual may decide the disposition of the individual's own body without certain consent includes a document designating a person to act as an authorizing agent; providing ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 450
MDSB669VetoRepealing certain provisions of law requiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to determine a certain funding source by December 31, 2020; requiring the Board to assess and collect a certain fee from certain persons in a certain manner; requ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1095VetoRepealing certain provisions of law requiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to determine a certain funding source by December 31, 2020; requiring the Board to assess and collect a certain fee from certain persons in a certain manner; requ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB448PassAuthorizing certain health care practitioners to establish a practitioner-patient relationship through telehealth interactions; requiring a health care practitioner providing telehealth services to be held to the same standards of practice that are ...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 15
MDSB402PassAuthorizing certain health care practitioners to establish a practitioner-patient relationship through certain telehealth interactions under certain circumstances; requiring a health care practitioner providing telehealth services to be held to the ...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 16
MDSB440EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, to adopt regulations establishing...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB576EngrossAltering the definition of "practice athletic training"; repealing certain provisions of law requiring an athletic trainer to practice in a certain setting; altering the information that is required to be included in an evaluation and treatment proto...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1119EngrossRequiring a pharmacist, or the pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision, to inform a certain consumer of the availability of certain therapeutically equivalent drugs and the cost difference between the therapeutically equivalent drug an...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1279EngrossRequiring that a certain refill be dispensed in the smallest commercially available package under certain circumstances if a prescription cannot be dispensed or sold in a 14-day or less supply or unit of use.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB471EngrossAltering, from the American Dental Association to the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards, the entity whose requirements regarding specialties an applicant for a teacher's license to practice dentistry must ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB84EngrossSpecifying that the purpose for which licensed funeral establishments and holders of certain permits are authorized to transfer unclaimed cremains of a veteran or an eligible dependent to a veterans service organization under certain circumstances is...
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1108EngrossRequiring the State Board for Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals to maintain an electronic roster of all individuals certified by the Board; requiring that the roster be available for electronic verification of certificatio...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB751EngrossReducing, from two to one, the number of sets of fingerprints an applicant for licensure or registration by the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners is required to submit to the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository to obtain a c...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB763EngrossRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2020-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB673EngrossRepealing provisions creating the State Board of Environmental Health Specialists Fund; and requiring the State Board of Environmental Health Specialists to pay money collected for its services into the General Fund of the State.
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB936EngrossProviding that an advanced practice registered nurse is not precluded from delegating a nursing or other technical task to an assistant under certain circumstances; and requiring the State Board of Nursing to adopt regulations to provide the manner i...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB527EngrossAltering the definition of "practice social work" to include counseling for alcohol and drug use and addictive behaviors and to clarify that it includes, for certain individuals, the treatment of biopsychosocial conditions under the supervision of a ...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB656EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer a maintenance injectable medication to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board ...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB530IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual that is at least 9 years old but under the age of 18 years under certain circumstances; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccina...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB639IntroProhibiting a hospital or related institution, on or after January 1, 2022, from employing or granting privileges to a certain health care professional unless the health care professional provides certain documentation; requiring each health care pro...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1439IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Pharmacy to issue a permit for a pharmacy to operate as a specialty practice pharmacy; providing that a person that holds a permit to practice as a specialty practice pharmacy and that does not hold a pharmacy permit is...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1256IntroAltering certain training and experience requirements for certain nursing home administrator license applicants; requiring, rather than authorizing, the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to waive certain education requirements f...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB355IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual that is at least 9 years old but under the age of 18 years; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccinations; requiring a pharmacis...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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