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MDSB42PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 505
MDSB102PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 526
MDSB99PassClarifying that certain provisions of law and certain provisions of this Act apply to managed care organizations and certain pharmacy benefits managers; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, and...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 525
MDSB166PassAuthorizing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 229
MDSB192PassAuthorizing, 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 538
MDHB141PassRevising 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 73
MDSB186PassRevising 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 74
MDHB187PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 98
MDHB286PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 154
MDHB332PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 172
MDSB304PassAltering the definition of "certifying provider" to include physician assistants who have an active unrestricted license to practice, have an active delegation agreement with a primary supervising physician who is a certifying provider, and are in go...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 188
MDHB378PassAltering the definition of "certifying provider" to include physician assistants that have an active, unrestricted license to practice, have an active delegation agreement with a primary supervising physician who is a certifying provider, and are in ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 187
MDSB329PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 99
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
MDHB580PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 262
MDHB512PassAuthorizing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 230
MDHB547PassEstablishing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 247
MDSB441PassAltering 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; pro...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 173
MDSB447PassProhibiting 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 555
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
MDSB450PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 263
MDSB455PassEstablishing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 248
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
MDSB477PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 479
MDHB669PassRepealing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 294
MDHB617PassAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate not more than two additional adults to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; specifying that the definition of "caregi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 624
MDHB652PassProhibiting 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDSB475PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 560
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
MDSB604PassAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate not more than two additional adults to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; specifying that the definition of "caregiv...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDSB576PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
MDSB584PassRepealing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 295
MDSB639PassRequiring the pay scale for certain physician positions in a certain facility to be the same as the pay scale for certain psychiatrist positions; requiring certain nursing positions to receive a certain upward adjustment in their pay scales when ther...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 572
MDHB837PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 337
MDSB632PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 366
MDHB870PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 352
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
MDSB728PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish through regulations a provision requiring an ambulatory surgical facility to ensure that an anesthesia practitioner is not precluded from providing the highest level of anesthesia support that may be req...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 378
MDSB931PassProhibiting 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDSB938PassProviding that the assessment of a fee by the State Health Services Cost Review Commission for funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund is to be in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure; altering the circumstances under wh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 489
MDSB966PassProviding 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 589
MDSB774PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 437
MDHB915PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 365
MDHB1017PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 405
MDHB935PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish through regulations a provision requiring an ambulatory surgical facility to ensure that a an anesthesia practitioner is not precluded from providing the highest level of anesthesia support that may be r...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 377
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
MDHB1120PassProviding 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 428
MDHB1100PassRequiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to meet four times per year instead of every 6 weeks; repealing the requirement that the Board hire general counsel; providing that the Attorney General is the legal advisor for the Board; requiring...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 425
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