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MDHB1392VetoRequiring a health care provider to disclose certain medical and legal records without the authorization of an individual to a public defender who states in writing that the Office of the Public Defender represents the individual; requiring that only...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB62PassRepealing a requirement that the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners issue paper copies of licenses; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, an applicant for a license to practice chiropractic from being required under a certain provision of law ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 658
MDSB108PassRepealing requirements that fees for the licensure and permitting of behavioral health programs and facilities, medical laboratories, tissue banks, and health care facilities be set by the Secretary of Health; repealing certain provisions of law rega...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 661
MDHB33PassAuthorizing a certain disabled person to apply for voluntary admission to a mental facility if the person submits a formal written application and either a physician and a psychologist, two physicians, or a physician and a psychiatric nurse practione...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 760
MDHB202PassAuthorizing a court after a certain finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder to order the Maryland Department of Health as soon as possible after the defendant's admission, but not later than 48 hours, to evaluat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 702
MDHB190PassRepealing the requirement that the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission develop standards for the mandatory psychological evaluation of a certain law enforcement officer; requiring the Commission to develop standards for the mandatory ps...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 671
MDSB361PassAuthorizing a court after a certain finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder to order the Maryland Department of Health as soon as possible after the defendant's admission, but not later than 48 hours, to evaluat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 703
MDHB447PassEstablishing the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund to provide grants to eligible counties to establish or improve pretrial services programs; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to administer t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 771
MDSB552PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 757
MDHB742PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 756
MDSB864PassRequiring a health care provider to disclose certain medical and legal records without the authorization of an individual to a public defender who states in writing that the Office of the Public Defender represents the individual; requiring that only...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 682
MDHB1517PassRequiring the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration by December 1 each year to submit a report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State to the Governor and the General Assembly; requiring the Social Services...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 693
MDSB977PassRequiring the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration by December 1 each year to submit a report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State to the Governor and the General Assembly; requiring the Social Services...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 692
MDSB947PassProhibiting a certain hearing officer from ordering the release of an individual who meets the requirements for involuntary admission under a certain provision of law on the grounds that the individual was kept at an emergency facility for more than ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 730
MDHB1635PassProhibiting a certain hearing officer from ordering the release of an individual who meets the requirements for involuntary admission under a certain provision of law on the grounds that the individual was kept at an emergency facility for more than ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 729
MDSB1028PassProhibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685
MDHB1096PassEstablishing the Veteran Employment and Transition Success Program to provide grants to assist transitioning veterans in obtaining a certification, license, or registration under the Health Occupations Article; requiring the Department of Veterans Af...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 786
MDSB444PassEstablishing the Task Force on the Social Determinants of Health in Baltimore City; requiring, to the extent practicable, the Task Force to reflect a certain diversity; requiring the Task Force to identify and examine certain negative social factors ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 708
MDHB1682PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 684
MDSB835PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 683
MDSB858PassRequiring a carrier that is an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization, except for a group model health maintenance organization, to ensure in certain standards that certain enrollees have access to local health...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 488
MDHB913PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 395
MDSB607PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
MDHB1582PassEstablishing a State Medical Director for Children Receiving Child Welfare Services in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Director and all personnel under the direct supervision of the Director to have access to all confidential informat...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
MDHB1132PassRequiring a carrier that is an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization, except for a group model health maintenance organization, to ensure in certain standards that certain enrollees have access to local health...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 487
MDSB769PassProhibiting a person from causing another to engage in certain sexual activity or in the production of a certain visual representation or performance by making certain threats; prohibiting a person from knowingly distributing a certain visual represe...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 365
MDSB53PassAuthorizing a designee of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to administer the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program Fund; requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to publish on its website the names of certain donors to the Maryland Veterans S...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 152
MDHB111PassRequiring a court to order a certain defendant committed to a certain facility if the court makes a certain finding; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to admit a certain defendant to a designated facility as soon as possible, but not later ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 188
MDSB233PassRequiring a court to order a certain defendant committed to a certain facility if the court makes a certain finding; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to admit a certain defendant to a designated facility as soon as possible, but not later ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 189
MDHB432PassEstablishing the Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund to support effective violence reduction strategies by providing competitive grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to fund evidence-based health programs or ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 148
MDHB242PassAuthorizing a designee of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to administer the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program Fund; requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to publish on its website the names of certain donors to the Maryland Veterans S...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 153
MDSB703PassEstablishing the Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program to provide funds to local jurisdictions to establish and expand community behavioral health crisis response systems; requiring that, for certain fiscal years, the Governor include in th...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 210
MDSB765PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to convene a stakeholder workgroup to make findings and recommendations on issues related to the reimbursement of certified peer recovery specialists; requiring the workgroup to include representatives of certain per...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 324
MDHB772PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to convene a stakeholder workgroup to study issues related to the reimbursement of certified peer recovery specialists; requiring the workgroup to include representatives of certain persons; and requiring the Secreta...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 323
MDHB1110PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, by June 1, 2019, to develop health and safety best practices for the use of digital devices in school classrooms; and requiring the Department, by Ju...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
MDHB1092PassEstablishing the Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program to provide funds to local jurisdictions to establish and expand community behavioral health crisis response systems; requiring that, for certain fiscal years, the Governor include in th...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209
MDHB1518PassRequiring the Secretary of Health, by December 1 each year, to submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the findings, recommendations, and actions of the Maternal Mortality Review Program and to include a summary of certain stakeho...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 308
MDHB1302PassAuthorizing certain individuals to file a petition for an extreme risk protective order with a certain court or a District Commissioner under certain circumstances; requiring a petition for an extreme risk protective order to contain certain informat...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250
MDHB922PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before December 1, 2018, to identify a method for establishing a tip line through which a person may report an individual suspected of prescribing medication or overprescribing medication in violatio...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDHB1310PassProhibiting a carrier from imposing a limit on the number of behavioral health providers at a health care facility that may be credentialed to participate on a provider panel.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 247
MDHB1072PassRequiring a county board of education or a nonpublic school that receives State funds to require each employee to receive annual training on the prevention, identification, and reporting of child sexual abuse; authorizing the instruction and training...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
MDSB1265PassRequiring the Maryland Center for School Safety to collaborate with certain persons and entities to provide a comprehensive approach to school safety; requiring the School Safety Subcabinet to develop a model policy for building assessment teams; req...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 30
MDHB381IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $50,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the 7th Generation Foundation, Incorporated for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, recon...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB211EngrossRequiring that regulations adopted under certain provisions of law regulating behavioral health programs include provisions authorizing a behavioral health program located in a federally designated health professional shortage area to satisfy any reg...
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2018-04-09
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB833IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $116,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the CR Freedom Center Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1579IntroRequiring a certified alcohol and drug abuse program facility to provide a patient with a copy of certain records on the patient's request; requiring the members of a patient's ASAM criteria assessment team to meet with the patient for a certain purp...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB1156EngrossEstablishing the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund to provide grants to eligible counties to establish pretrial services programs; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to administer the Fund; re...
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2018-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB626IntroEstablishing a certain pilot program to expand the use of medication adherence technology to increase prescription drug adherence of Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients who are diagnosed as having a severe and persistent mental illness; re...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1577IntroRequiring the Governor's Office for Children to fund family navigation services to support parents and other caregivers of children or youth with behavioral health needs or developmental disabilities and to address certain other priorities concerning...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1238IntroRequiring each institution of higher education, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, to annually provide certain sexual assault response training to certain employees, contractors, or enrolled students who may be involved in certain actions; req...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
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