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MDHB68IntroRequiring the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to establish a Diversionary and Reentry Program in Baltimore City for at-risk youth and youth offenders; requiring the Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County to establ...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Jan 28 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB486IntroRequiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers at certain intervals; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during ...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB689IntroAltering a requirement that a certain certificate accompany an application for involuntary admission to certain facilities by providing that the certificate may be of a physician and a licensed certified social worker-clinical; etc.
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB670IntroRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; providing that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State; authorizing a judge to issue a certain "no-knock" search w...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB731IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; altering the circumstances under which the Program is required to provide health care services through telehealth; altering a provisi...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB567IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; altering the circumstances under which the Program is required to provide health care services through telehealth; altering a provisi...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB736IntroEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB713IntroRequiring a county board of education to allow the use of therapy dogs in public schools in the county; requiring each therapy dog used in a public school to be accompanied by a handler; and requiring each county board to adopt a policy with certain ...
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2021-01-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB557IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB714IntroRequiring an individualized education program to include a learning continuity plan to be implemented for students with disabilities during emergency conditions beginning October 1, 2021; requiring an individualized education program team to develop ...
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2021-01-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB571IntroEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB550IntroEstablishing the Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans to provide funds to local nonprofit organizations to establish and expand community behavioral health programs to serve members, vete...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB728IntroProviding that a certain committed person may file exceptions to a certain report of the Office of Administrative Hearings only if that person appeared at a certain release hearing; altering a provision of law to require a court to hold a certain hea...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB548IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish procedures for the administration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Survey/Youth Tobacco Survey to public middle school and high school students in the State...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB456IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the...
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2021-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB416IntroRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health adopt certain regulations that establish specific standards governing memory care and Alzheimer's disease units in assisted living programs, including certain training requirements, certain staffing pa...
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2021-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB466IntroAltering a requirement that a certain certificate accompany an application for involuntary admission to certain facilities by providing that the certificate may be of a physician and a licensed certified social worker-clinical; etc.
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB425IntroEstablishing the Workgroup on Screening Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to update, improve, and develop certain screening tools, submit certain scr...
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB457IntroRequiring that a borrower of a reverse mortgage loan be at least 60 years old and occupy the dwelling that secures the reserve mortgage loan as a principal residence; requiring a certain lender or an arranger of financing to provide a prospective bor...
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB29IntroAltering certain circumstances to allow a petition for an emergency evaluation to be made for certain individuals who have a substance use disorder; altering a certain exception to allow for the invountary admission of certain individuals who have a ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB108IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain certain response standards that minimize law enforcement interaction for individuals in crisis; altering ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB581IntroRequiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers for each pay period; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during a...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 11:00 am]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB431IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB535IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB533IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB469IntroProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from conditioning reimbursement of applied behavior analysis services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients on the presence or availability of the parent or caregiver of the Program r...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB520IntroRequiring that the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration's annual report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State include certain information relating to outpatient and substance-related disorders program se...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB660IntroDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB377IntroEstablishing the Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment; requiring the Commission to study certain matters regarding student behavioral health and mental health treatment and make recommendations on actions necessary to i...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB231IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, the Behavioral Health Administration within the Maryland Department of Health, the Maryland Center for School Safety, and the Department of Information Technology jointly to develop and publish a cyber saf...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 27 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB461IntroProviding that absences from school for mental health needs are lawful absences under certain circumstances; requiring a county board of education to excuse at least 1 day of absence in each quarter of each school year for a student's mental health n...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB496IntroAltering the membership of the School Safety Subcabinet Advisory Board; requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $10,000,000 to the Safe Schools Fund to be used for certain purpos...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB605IntroRequiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of tr...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB551IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to include certain health care providers and programs when specifying by regulation the t...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB442IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB462IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to provide the address of a residential rehabilitation program to certain entities at least 14 days before issuing a certain license; requiring the administrative head of a residential rehabilitation program to repor...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB409IntroRequiring a county board of education to allow the use of therapy dogs in public schools in the county; requiring each therapy dog used in a public school to be accompanied by a handler; and requiring each county board to adopt a policy with certain ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 11 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB434IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide health care services appropriately delivered through telehealth, including services provided using an audio-only call; altering a certain provision of law ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB598IntroProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from conditioning reimbursement of applied behavior analysis services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients on the presence or availability of the parent or caregiver of the Program r...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB589IntroAuthorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution and payment of certain revenue in certain fiscal years; increasing the amount local governments are required to reimburse the State for certain services; etc.
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2021-01-20
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB493IntroAuthorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution and payment of certain revenue in certain fiscal years; increasing the amount local governments are required to reimburse the State for certain services; etc.
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2021-01-20
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB500IntroEntering into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; establishing certain criteria and duties for compact states; requiring certain psychologists to hold a certain license from a home state and meet certain el...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB271IntroAuthorizing the establishment of certain law enforcement diversion programs subject to certain restrictions; authorizing certain individuals to participate in certain programs; authorizing certain providers to provide case management including certai...
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Feb 12 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB332IntroAltering the definition of "contract" for purposes of certain provisions of law requiring disclosure of campaign contributions by persons doing public business to include a certain Medicaid reimbursement contract with a for-profit substance abuse and...
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Feb 4 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB502IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the man...
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Feb 12 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB500IntroAuthorizing a police officer to require a person to lie prone on the ground only when it is objectively reasonable and necessary to obtain compliance with lawful commands or to resolve a conflict; and requiring a police officer to consider certain fa...
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Feb 12 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB284IntroDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB426IntroRequiring the Maryland Parole Commission to develop a dynamic risk assessment instrument to assist in predicting the risk that an inmate may violate the law if released on parole; requiring the Commission to complete an assessment of a certain inmate...
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2021-01-18
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB131IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a certain step-down program to prepare an inmate for transition to the general population or the community; establishing the requirements of a certain step-down program; prohib...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB286IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain certain response standards that minimize law enforcement interaction for individuals in crisis; altering ...
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2021-01-15
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
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