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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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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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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2021-03-09
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
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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2021-03-09
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB656IntroEstablishing the CAM for Veterans Grant Program to provide grants to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, or stress for financial assistance to obtain certain medical treatments; requiring the Maryland Veterans...
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2021-03-09
Favorable Report by Budget and Taxation
MDSB777IntroRenaming 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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2021-03-09
Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
MDSB638IntroRequiring 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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2021-03-05
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB74EngrossAltering a certain provision of law requiring each law enforcement agency to establish an early intervention policy to instead require a system to identify police officers who are at risk of engaging in the use of excessive force and to provide the o...
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2021-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB168EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee, also referred to as the State team, to identify and address the factors contributing to suicide deaths and facilitate system changes in the State to prevent suicides; requiring the State te...
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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB204EngrossRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health to adopt regulations establishing standards governing memory care and Alzheimer's disease units in assisted living programs, including the number of hours and content of training to be completed yearly...
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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB466EngrossAltering 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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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB52EngrossRequiring 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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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB147IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Higher Education Students With Chronic Health Conditions to study existing data on undergraduate and graduate students with chronic health conditions at institutions of higher education in the State; authorizing the Tas...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB936IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day; and requiring the Governor annually to order the State flag to be flown at half-staff on Overdose Awareness Day.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB115IntroRequiring the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to establish a certain 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 t...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB853IntroAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court; providing that a child who is under 13 years of age is not subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and may not be charged with a crime; establishing an exception...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB905IntroRequiring the Department of Juvenile Services and the Department of Human Services to convene a certain workgroup to increase accountability for prevention and intervention services delivered to children by the Department of Juvenile Services through...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB852IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a reentry kit that includes clothing, an identification card, contact information on reentry services, information on Medicaid and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and publ...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB84EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; prohibiting a pharmacist from administering a maintenance injectable medication unless the pharmacist p...
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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB284EngrossDefining 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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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB41EngrossAltering 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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2021-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB184EngrossAltering the application of the Maryland Transit Administration's reduced fare program for opioid treatment program patients by prohibiting participation by a treatment program that was subject to a license suspension or revocation, approval of a set...
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2021-02-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB592IntroAltering 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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2021-02-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB313EngrossRequiring 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB56EngrossRepealing the termination provisions for certain provisions of law relating to the eligibility of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners who provide Assertive Community Treatment or mobile treatment services to Maryland Medical Assistance ...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB82EngrossRenaming 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB96EngrossRequiring 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2021-02-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB719IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB815IntroRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to Child Protective Services; requiring facil...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB857IntroEstablishing the Maryland Community Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; authorizing the Center to enter into contracts with the University of Maryland System or o...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB405IntroRequiring each institution of higher education to provide the telephone number of Maryland's Helpline on student identification cards, if provided by the institution; authorizing an institution of higher education to also provide certain telephone nu...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB714IntroRequiring that certain commercial mobile radio service providers and 9-1-1 service carriers provide notice to certain entities in the event of a certain service outage lasting more than 30 minutes; altering the composition of the Maryland 9-1-1 Board...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB928IntroModifying 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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2021-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB675IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB842IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Assessment, Treatment, and Available Resources for Female Youth in Contact with the Justice System to review how well programs in the Department of Juvenile Services meet the needs of female youth and to make r...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB164EngrossRequiring 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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2021-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB159EngrossRequiring a new officer of a humane society or a new animal control officer to receive at least 80 hours of training within 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society and an animal control officer to complete at least 6 hours o...
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2021-02-05
To House Environment and Transportation 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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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB597IntroRequiring 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 21, 2023; altering th...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB646IntroAuthorizing 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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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB608IntroAltering a certain provision of law authorizing a member of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to designate a certain representative to act at a certain meeting to the same effect as if the member were personally present to require...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance 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
To Senate Finance 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
To Senate Finance 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
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
To Senate Finance 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
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
To Senate Finance Committee
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