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MDSB286PassAltering the proposals the Maryland Department of Health is required to prioritize in awarding grants under the Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program; requiring a local behavioral health authority to make certain information available to th...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 756
MDHB108PassAltering the proposals the Maryland Department of Health is required to prioritize in awarding grants under the Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program; requiring a local behavioral health authority to make certain information available to th...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 755
MDSB41PassAltering the minimum age, from 16 years to 12 years, at which a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to consultation, diagnosis, and certain treatment of a mental or emotional disorder by a health care provider or clinic; and providing ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 743
MDHB141PassRequiring each residential service agency, beginning July 1, 2022, to ensure that within 45 days of the start of employment individuals receive training relating to dementia; providing that certain training may be provided by a certain supervisory st...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 487
MDSB275PassRequiring each residential service agency, beginning July 1, 2022, to ensure that within 45 days of the start of employment individuals receive training relating to dementia; providing that certain training may be provided by a certain supervisory st...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 488
MDHB135PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 757
MDSB84PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 758
MDSB82PassRenaming the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to be the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists; requirin...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 800
MDSB96PassRequiring that the regulations adopted by the Behavioral Health Administration governing the licensure of behavioral health programs include a requirement that a certain program establish and implement a safety plan for the safety of the individuals ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 801
MDHB581PassRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDHB416PassRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health establish certain training and staffing requirements for Alzheimer's special care units in assisted living programs; and requiring the Department to convene interested stakeholders by December 1, 2022,...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 479
MDSB204PassRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health establish training and staffing requirements for Alzheimer's special care units in assisted living programs to include the number of dementia-specific training hours needed, determine the topic content...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 480
MDSB469PassProhibiting 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 772
MDHB598PassProhibiting 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 771
MDSB466PassAltering a requirement that assent be given for the voluntary admission of a minor to certain facilities by providing that assent may be given by a physician and a licensed certified social worker-clinical or by a physician and a licensed clinical pr...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 476
MDSB520PassRequiring 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 482
MDHB689PassAltering a requirement that assent be given for the voluntary admission of a minor to certain facilities by providing that assent may be given by a physician and a licensed certified social worker-clinical or by a physician and a licensed clinical pr...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 475
MDSB550PassEstablishing 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 786
MDSB548PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in coordination with the Maryland Department of Health, to establish procedures for the administration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Survey/Youth Tobacco Survey to p...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 570
MDHB771PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in coordination with the Maryland Department of Health, to establish a process for the administration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Survey/Youth Tobacco Survey to pu...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 569
MDHB776PassRequiring the State Department of Education to perform a thorough study, analysis, and evaluation of the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Project; requiring that the Department evaluate Project services, capacity, and integration...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 430
MDSB597PassRequiring certain individuals employed by federal agencies to comply with certain provisions of law; establishing that an applicant to obtain a certified social worker license is required to meet certain requirements by December 31, 2023; altering th...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 782
MDHB811PassRequiring certain individuals employed by federal agencies to comply with certain provisions of law; establishing that an applicant to obtain a certified social worker license is required to meet certain requirements by December 31, 2023; altering th...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 781
MDHB872PassEstablishing 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 785
MDSB646PassAuthorizing certain individuals to practice clinical drug and alcohol counseling without a license and drug and alcohol counseling without certification through telehealth if the individuals are working as trainees under the supervision of certain ap...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 797
MDSB714PassRequiring that certain providers of a 9-1-1-accessible service provide notice to certain entities in the event of a certain service outage lasting more than 30 minutes and affecting more than 600,000 user minutes; altering responsibilities and standa...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 379
MDHB983PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop certain guidelines relating to the restrictions on personal and compassionate care visitation that a nursing home may impose to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or another disease that constitutes a...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 789
MDHB989PassRequiring that certain providers of a 9-1-1-accessible service provide certain notice to a certain public safety answering point, the Maryland Joint Operations Center, and the Maryland 9-1-1 Board in the event of a 9-1-1-accessible service outage las...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 378
MDHB977PassRenaming the Public Safety Surcharge in Prince George's County imposed for certain residential construction to be the Public Safety and Behavioral Health Surcharge; and providing for an exemption to the public safety and behavioral health surcharge.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 567
MDHB1187PassRequiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to appropriate at least $2,000,000 in the annual budget bill for a grant to Roca Baltimore, LLC; requiring the Juvenile Justice Reform Council to submit a supplemental report on its findings and ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 596
MDSB777PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to federally qualified health centers, h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495
MDHB1243PassRequiring 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 481
MDHB1287PassAuthorizing alcohol and drug trainees to practice clinical drug and alcohol counseling without a license or drug and alcohol counseling without a certificate through telehealth if the individuals are working as trainees under the supervision of certa...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 796
MDHB1349PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to certain health centers and hospitals ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 494
MDHB78PassRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 749
MDSB52PassRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 750
MDSB299PassEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 723
MDHB28PassAltering the information to be included in the Health Care Disparities Policy Report Card to include disparities in morbidity and mortality rates for dementia; requiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to publish health data that...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 744
MDHB466VetoRequiring each institution of higher education to provide the telephone number of Maryland's Helpline, or an on-campus crisis center that operates 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, on student identification cards, if provided by the institution; au...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB500VetoEntering into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; stating that the purpose of the Compact is to regulate the practice of telepsychology across state boundaries; establishing certain criteria and duties for compact states; requiring certain ps...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB313PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in partnership with the Department of Aging, the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council, and the Greater Maryland Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, to incorporate informa...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 350
MDHB119PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in partnership with the Department of Aging, the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council, and the Greater Maryland Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, to incorporate informa...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 349
MDHB258PassAltering the contents of a certain report required by the Department of Human Services regarding children and foster youth in the State child welfare system; requiring the State Department of Education, on or before December 1 each year, to report to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 315
MDSB405PassRequiring each institution of higher education to provide the telephone number of Maryland's Helpline, or an on-campus crisis center that operates 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, on student identification cards, if provided by the institution; au...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212
MDSB164PassRequiring 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 137
MDSB300PassRequiring an individualized education program to include a learning continuity plan to be implemented for students with disabilities for certain purposes during emergency conditions beginning October 1, 2021; requiring an individualized education pro...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDSB284PassDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs; defining "service dog" as one that is individually trained ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 308
MDHB589PassAltering the source of funding for certain required appropriations; altering the area in which certain raffle proceeds are required to be used; expanding the authorized uses of certain funds; establishing the Maternal and Child Health Population Heal...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
MDHB605PassRequiring 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 136
MDHB660PassDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs; defining "service dog" as one that is individually trained ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
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