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MDSB42EnrollAltering the information required to be included in a certain annual report required to be submitted to certain persons by the Health Services Cost Review Commission; altering a certain reporting date from October 1 to May 1 each year; repealing the ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB102EnrollAltering the circumstances under which the Maryland Department of Health has the authority to change the name on a birth certificate without a court order to allow the Department, if only one parent is named on the birth certificate of the child, to ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB166EnrollAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB192EnrollAuthorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution and payment of certain revenue in certain fiscal years; altering to fiscal year 2026 the year by which the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation is to become sel...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB186EnrollRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB286EnrollAltering the stakeholders required to be included in meetings convened under the Maternal Mortality Review Program to include families of women who have experienced near maternal death, a maternal death, or certain challenges during pregnancy or wome...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB332EnrollAltering the definition of "health care provider" for the purposes of provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records to include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers; pr...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB329EnrollRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB364EnrollSpecifying 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB447EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2021, to provide services for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome under c...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
MDHB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB447EnrollProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of a flame-retardant chemical by mass; repealing certain provisions of l...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB395EnrollContinuing 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB450EnrollRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring the Department to repo...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB455EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB501EnrollTransferring 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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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB502EnrollRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide, subject to a certain limitation, mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; altering the definition of telehealth as it a...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB663EnrollAltering 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB609EngrossRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB477EnrollAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities under the Program to store and make availa...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB669EnrollRepealing the limit on the number of call centers that may be approved by 2-1-1 Maryland to provide certain services; repealing certain provisions of law establishing and governing the Health and Human Services Referral Board in the Maryland Departme...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB528EnrollClarifying 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB732EnrollIncreasing certain tax rates on cigarettes and other tobacco products; Imposing a sales and use tax rate on open electronic smoking devices of 12%; requiring the Governor to include at least $12,500,000 in the annual budget for fiscal year 2022 and ...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB604EnrollAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate an adult to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; increasing the number of caregivers a patient may be assigned; repeal...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB576EnrollAltering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health care pr...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB584EnrollRepealing the limit on the number of call centers that may be approved by 2-1-1 Maryland to provide certain services; repealing certain provisions of law establishing and governing the Health and Human Services Referral Board in the Maryland Departme...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB639EnrollRequiring the pay scale for a certain physician position in a certain facility to be the same as the pay scale for a certain psychiatrist position; requiring certain nursing positions to receive a certain upward adjustment in their pay scales when th...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB669EnrollRepealing 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB837EnrollAltering the purposes of the Cultural and Linguistic Health Care Professional Competency Program; requiring the Program to establish and provide an evidence-based implicit bias training program for health care professionals involved in the perinatal ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB870EnrollRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, not the Maryland Department of Health, to administer the Compassionate Use Fund; prohibiting the Commission from imposing certain fees during the two years immediately following the issuan...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB728EnrollRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish through regulations a provision requiring an ambulatory surgical facility to ensure that a health care practitioner administering anesthesia for a procedure has access to all medical resources necessary ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB931EnrollProhibiting the Secretary of Health from considering certain drugs to be specialty drugs for the purposes of providing services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; altering the definition of "specialty drug" for the purpose of excluding pr...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB963IntroRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB938EnrollRequiring each hospital to pay a certain fee directly to the Maryland Department of Labor on a certain date each year; requiring the Secretary of Labor to pay certain fees into a certain fund; requiring the State Health Services Cost Review Commissio...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB966EnrollProviding that a certain violation of a certain provision of law shall be a violation of the Consumer Protection Act; prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully referring another person to a certain assisted living program; establishing certai...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB796EnrollRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB774EnrollRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to establish a Community Benefit Reporting Workgroup; requiring the Commission to adopt certain regulations relating to the community health needs of nonprofit hospitals and reporting by nonprofit ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB915EnrollRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1017EnrollAltering the required contents of the label with which cottage food products must be prepackaged to allow the inclusion of the phone number of the cottage food business and a certain identification number, rather than the address of the cottage food ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB984EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB998EnrollTransferring 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1120EnrollProviding that the Secretary of Health or certain units of the Maryland Department of Health have exclusive jurisdiction to enforce certain laws by certain action; establishing that the Commission on Civil Rights and the Secretary or certain units ha...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1095EnrollRepealing 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1121EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Registry and Referral System in the Maryland Department of Health to provide a statewide system through which health care providers can identify and access available inpatient and out...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1564EnrollRequiring a peace officer, to the extent practicable, to notify a certain emergency facility in advance that the peace officer is bringing an emergency evaluee to the emergency facility; altering the individuals who may request that a peace officer s...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1208EnrollRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; requiring the Maryland Department of Health t...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1420EnrollIncreasing the family income threshold at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, ava...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1462EnrollAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities to store and make available for administra...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1169EnrollRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to establish a Community Benefit Reporting Workgroup; requiring the Commission to adopt certain regulations relating to the community health needs of nonprofit hospitals and reporting by nonprofit ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1569IntroProhibiting a youth athlete who has been removed from play from returning to play until the athlete has obtained a written clearance from a certain licensed health care provider and been cleared to return to full academic participation; limiting a ce...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
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