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MDHB660IntroDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB874IntroEstablishing 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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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB989IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB589IntroAuthorizing, 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 House Appropriations 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
MDHB534IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB881IntroRequiring 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
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB970IntroEntering 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB1280IntroEstablishing 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
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1243IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1287IntroAuthorizing 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1258IntroDeclaring certain findings related to Health Enterprise Zones; requiring the Governor to include $68,000,000 in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2023 for waiting list services for individuals with developmental disabilities; requiring the Secre...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB434IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide health care services appropriately delivered through telehealth, including services provided using an audio-only call; altering a certain provision of law ...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDHB917IntroProhibiting the placement of an inmate of a State correctional facility in restrictive housing, with certain exceptions; requiring a certain facility to document the usage of restrictive housing in a certain manner; and requiring records concerning t...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary 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
MDHB1036IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1121IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1187IntroAltering 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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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary 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
MDHB998IntroRequiring, notwithstanding any law, regulation, or executive order to the contrary, each county board of education, for the 2021-2022 school year, to require school buildings to be open each school day to provide in-person instruction and related ser...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1166IntroProhibiting a public agency or nonpublic school from using a physical restraint on a student as a behavioral health intervention, except under certain circumstances; prohibiting a public agency or nonpublic school from using seclusion as a behavioral...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means 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
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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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB375IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2022, cer...
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2021-02-08
To House Economic Matters 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
MDHB983IntroRequiring 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; requiring the guidelines to include ...
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2021-02-05
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
MDHB111IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to develop, post, and maintain on its website a list of at-risk communities in the State by January 31, 2022; requiring the Department to update the list of at-risk communities at least once every 2 years; ...
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2021-02-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB783IntroEstablishing 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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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB812IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB872IntroEstablishing 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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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB947IntroAltering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment program by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify eligibility for a...
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2021-02-04
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
MDHB736IntroEntering 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 House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB915IntroEstablishing the Workgroup on Black, Latino, and Other Underrepresented Mental Health Professionals; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving certain compensation, but a...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB919IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations 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
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