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MDSB14Intro
25%
Altering the educational requirements that individuals must meet to be licensed as clinical or graduate alcohol and drug counselors.
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2023-02-06
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB614Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of Aging to oversee and train the staff of dementia care navigation programs and disseminate best practices and collect interaction data; requiring each area agency to establish a dementia care navigation program; and requiri...
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2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB615Intro
25%
Extending the reporting and termination dates, to July 1, 2024, and June 30, 2025, respectively, for the Workgroup on Black, Latino, Asian American Pacific Islander, and Other Underrepresented Behavioral Health Professionals.
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2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB681Intro
25%
Establishing the Recovery Residence Grant Program within the Maryland Department of Health to award competitive grants to recovery residences to support operations, services, and programs; requiring the Department to establish certain procedures; req...
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2023-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB441Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide coverage for prescription digital therapeutics for Program recipients; and defining "prescription digital therapeutic" as a product, a device, an Internet application, or any other technolo...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB459Intro
25%
Requiring hearing officers and personnel involved with the supervision and care of individuals placed in restrictive housing to undergo certain training; establishing guidelines and procedures for the placement of incarcerated individuals in certain ...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB573Intro
25%
Establishing the Access to Mental Health Advisory Committee within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to study the provision of and access to mental health services in institutions of higher education; and requiring the Commission to report its...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB593Intro
25%
Establishing the Lifesaver Schools Program to recognize public schools that provide health and safety training to students and school personnel; and requiring the State Department of Education to adopt certain criteria for designation as a Lifesaver ...
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2023-02-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB480Intro
25%
Authorizing a county to establish an assisted outpatient treatment program; and providing that an individual's failure to comply with an order of assisted outpatient treatment issued under a program may be considered by a hearing officer for a certai...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB515Intro
25%
Prohibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from imposing a step therapy or fail-first protocol on an insured or an enrollee for certain prescription drugs used to treat a certain mental disorder...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB527Intro
25%
Altering the defined term "peer support counseling program" for peer services offered to fire, rescue, or emergency medical services members to be "peer support program"; and requiring peer support programs to be evidence-based.
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2023-02-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB507Intro
25%
Altering the time period after which a court is required to dismiss a certain charge against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial under certain circumstances; and authorizing a victim or victim's representative to petition the court to extend...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB482Intro
25%
Expanding the purpose of the Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program to include assisting in the repayment of loans for mental health professionals serving as school psychologists, resource psychologists, psychologist coordinators, social ...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB388Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports to develop, in consultation with certain stakeholders, guidelines for developing a standardized behavioral health questionnaire to identify students with behavioral health services n...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB170Intro
25%
Requiring a court to consider certain factors before sentencing a minor convicted as an adult and to state on the record its consideration of the factors at the time of sentencing; establishing a presumption that the sentencing of a minor convicted a...
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2023-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB335Intro
25%
Providing that a first responder who is diagnosed by a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist with post-traumatic stress disorder is presumed under certain circumstances to have an occupational disease that was suffered in the line of duty and is comp...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB359Intro
25%
Requiring certain interscholastic and intramural junior varsity and varsity athletic teams or sports sponsored by certain schools to be expressly designated based on biological sex; prohibiting certain entities from taking certain adverse actions aga...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB488Intro
25%
Expanding the purpose of the Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program to include assisting in the repayment of loans for mental health professionals serving as school psychologists, resource psychologists, psychologist coordinators, social ...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB362Intro
25%
Requiring, on or before December 1, 2023, the Maryland Department of Health to submit a State plan amendment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to establish certified community behavioral health clinics; requiring, if the Centers for M...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB406Intro
25%
Providing that a first responder who is diagnosed by a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist with post-traumatic stress disorder is presumed under certain circumstances to have an occupational disease that was suffered in the line of duty and is comp...
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2023-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB515Intro
25%
Requiring the State Department of Education to adopt regulations to incorporate active shooter safety drills in the annual schedule of drills for local school systems; requiring local school systems to take certain actions regarding active shooter sa...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB3Engross
50%
Requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2025 an appropriation of $12,000,000 to the 9-8-8 Trust Fund.
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2023-01-31
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB295Intro
25%
Requiring constituent institutions and centers of the University System of Maryland to authorize students to withdraw under extenuating circumstances of illness, injury, hospitalization, and mental health and wellness and to reimburse the student any...
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2023-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB110Intro
25%
Altering the membership and duties of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission; providing that a law enforcement agency may employ an individual as a police officer for a period exceeding 1 year only if the individual is certified by the...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB255Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to expand access to and provide reimbursement for certain behavioral health collaborative care, case management, and wraparound services; requiring, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the Behavioral Health Admi...
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2023-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB283Intro
25%
Establishing the Behavioral Health Workforce Investment Fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with educating, training, certifying, recruiting, placing, and retaining behavioral health professionals and paraprofessionals; providing that ...
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2023-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB418Intro
25%
Establishing the Behavioral Health Workforce Investment Fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with educating, training, certifying, recruiting, placing, and retaining behavioral health professionals and paraprofessionals; providing that ...
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2023-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB482Intro
25%
Establishing data collection, maintenance, and disclosure requirements for gamete agencies, gamete banks, and fertility clinics; requiring a gamete donor to consent to the disclosure of the gamete donor's identity to an individual who is at least 18 ...
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2023-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB504Intro
25%
Establishing the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council as an independent unit of State government with the authority to conduct and support advocacy, systems change, and capacity-building efforts to promote inclusive communities and equity in s...
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2023-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB82Intro
25%
Requiring, on or before December 1, 2023, the Maryland Department of Health to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a State plan amendment authorizing certain reimbursement of behavioral health services when provided in a schoo...
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2023-01-29
[Hearing: Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB271Intro
25%
Requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2025 an appropriation of $12,000,000 to the 9-8-8 Trust Fund for the purpose of designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide pre...
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2023-01-29
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB340Intro
25%
Defining the term "Health and Human Services Referral System" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the System to mean a certain coordinated system for health and human resources that is accessible to State residents, rather than a ...
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2023-01-29
[Hearing: Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB119Intro
25%
Requiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to develop a comprehensive health education framework; requiring each county board of education to create an age-appropriate curriculum that is cons...
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2023-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB6Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of General Services to establish and periodically update standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring the Maryland Green Building Council to include the standards in any re...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB291Intro
25%
Altering the educational requirements that individuals must meet to be licensed as clinical or graduate alcohol and drug counselors.
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB285Intro
25%
Requiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2024, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB385Intro
25%
Requiring hearing officers and personnel involved with the supervision and care of individuals placed in restrictive housing to undergo at least 40 hours of training; establishing guidelines and procedures for the placement of incarcerated individual...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB375Intro
25%
Requiring the State Department of Education to develop guidelines for public schools and the Maryland Higher Education Commission to develop guidelines for public institutions of higher education to train coaches in providing mental health first aid ...
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2023-01-26
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB108Intro
25%
Requiring certain health insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage and certain reimbursement for annual behavioral health wellness visits.
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB199Intro
25%
Requiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to develop a comprehensive health education framework; requiring each county board of education to create an age-appropriate curriculum that is cons...
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2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB232Intro
25%
Providing that the use of cannabis by a parent or certain other individuals who care for a child does not qualify as neglect except in certain circumstances, for purposes of provisions of law relating to children in need of assistance.
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2023-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB228Intro
25%
Establishing the position of Dementia Care Coordinator in the Department of Aging to oversee dementia care navigation programs; requiring the Coordinator to train the staff of dementia care navigation programs, disseminate best practices and submit a...
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2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB214Intro
25%
Establishing requirements related to the reporting of incidents of employee harassment and intimidation, including provisions regarding the reporting of incidents by employers to the Commissioner of Labor and Industry and the creation of a reporting ...
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2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB322Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to expand access to and provide reimbursement for certain behavioral health collaborative care, case management, and wraparound services; requiring, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the Behavioral Health Admi...
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2023-01-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB265Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports to develop, in consultation with certain stakeholders, guidelines for developing a standardized behavioral health questionnaire to identify students with behavioral health services n...
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2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB263Intro
25%
Establishing the Access to Mental Health Advisory Committee within the Maryland Higher Education Commission; and requiring the Committee to submit an annual report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and certain legislative committees...
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2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB190Intro
25%
Requiring that a pregnant incarcerated individual be screened for substance use disorder at intake regardless of the jurisdiction or the length of the individual's sentence, be referred to health care providers, and be provided with certain medicatio...
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2023-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB48Intro
25%
Repealing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program; and requiring the Maryland Department of Health to expand access to and provide reimbursement for services provided in accordance with the Collaborative Care Model under the Maryland Medical Assistance ...
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2023-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB121Intro
25%
Requiring a treatment plan for an individual with a mental disorder admitted to a certain health care facility to include a certain discharge goal and an estimate of the probable length of the inpatient stay the individual requires before transfer to...
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2023-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB154Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and implement a public awareness campaign to encourage the use of mental health advance directives in the State; requiring the Behavioral Health Administration to study the feasibility and cost o...
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2023-01-20
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
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