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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
MDHB736PassEntering 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 134
MDHB881PassRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDHB970PassEntering into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; stating 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 psychol...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 329
MDHB281PassRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or animal control to complete at least 6 hours of continuing ed...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 226
MDHB812PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in consultation with 2-1-1 Maryland, to make certain recommendations relating to the establishment of an opt-in mental health services phone call program that would require a center to call individuals who...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
MDHB1280PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69
MDHB88EngrossProhibiting a law enforcement agency from retaliating against, penalizing, or punishing a police officer because the police officer has sought or received mental health services.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB108EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB119EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB132EngrossAltering 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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2021-04-12
Second Reading Passed
MDHB233EngrossRenaming 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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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB466EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB581EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB660EnrollDefining 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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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB714EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB771EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB776EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB811EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB983EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB977EnrollRenaming 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB1187EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1287EnrollAuthorizing 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB1349EnrollRenaming 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB71EngrossRepealing provisions of law establishing educational programs for juveniles in residential facilities under the State Department of Education; establishing the Juvenile Services Education Board in the Department of Juvenile Services; requiring the Bo...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB670PassRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; prohibiting a police officer from preventing a citizen from recording the officer's actions if the citizen is otherwise acting lawfully and safely; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repa...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 59
MDHB1196IntroRequiring 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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2021-04-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1372PassAltering certain policy and funding provisions and implementation dates relating to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; requiring the State Department of Education to submit a certain report on information technology; requiring, beginning in the 202...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 55
MDHB135EnrollAuthorizing 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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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB258EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB872EnrollEstablishing 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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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1376EngrossRequiring the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to design a course of training in the pedagogy of virtual education for teacher preparation programs; requiring the State Department of Education to provide guidance to local school sys...
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2021-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB28EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB989EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDHB141EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB416EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB505EngrossRepealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; authorizing the court to award joint legal decision making to both parties under certain...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB605EnrollRequiring 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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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB598EnrollProhibiting 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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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB689EnrollAltering 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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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB919EnrollRequiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce a certain provision of law providing that the provisions of § 15-1005 of the Insurance Article apply to a certain delivery system for specialty mental health services and administered by an ad...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB1243EnrollRequiring 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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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB78EnrollRequiring 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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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB1307EngrossExempting certain youth development organizations and programs from the definition of a child care center; authorizing youth development organizations or programs to provide care for a child who is at least 5 years old who attends a public school; re...
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2021-03-30
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB377EngrossEstablishing 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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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB461EngrossProviding that absences from school for mental health needs are lawful absences under certain circumstances; requiring a county board of education to excuse an absence for a student's mental health needs; requiring a student who is minor to obtain pe...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB915EngrossEstablishing the Workgroup on Black, Latino, Asian American Pacific Islander, and Other Underrepresented Behavioral Health Professionals; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding certain behavioral health professionals and...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1166EngrossRequiring a certain report on the use of physical restraint or seclusion incidents to include, for the prior school year, certain information on the number of physical restraint and seclusion incidents for certain students; requiring the Department t...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1344IntroModifying standards for involuntary admission of individuals with mental disorders to a certain facility or Veterans' Administration hospital to include consideration that it can be reasonably expected, if not hospitalized, a certain individual prese...
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2021-03-24
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB236EngrossRequiring the Department of General Services to establish and update, every five years, certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring the Department to consider the physical health and menta...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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