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MDHB454VetoRequiring a court to provide the Secretary of Health with identifying information regarding an individual who has been convicted under certain provisions of law of the murder, attempted murder, or manslaughter of a child; requiring the Department of ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB490VetoEstablishing the State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee to advise the Maryland Department of Health on certain matters relating to the certification and training of community health workers; requiring the Department to adopt certain regulat...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1392VetoRequiring a health care provider to disclose certain medical and legal records without the authorization of an individual to a public defender who states in writing that the Office of the Public Defender represents the individual; requiring that only...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB2PassAltering the definition of "grower" to mean an entity that cultivates or packages medical cannabis and is authorized to provide cannabis to certain entities; establishing a Compassionate Use Fund to provide access to medical cannabis for certain indi...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 598
MDHB33PassAuthorizing a certain disabled person to apply for voluntary admission to a mental facility if the person submits a formal written application and either a physician and a psychologist, two physicians, or a physician and a psychiatric nurse practione...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 760
MDSB17PassAltering a requirement that the Maryland Health Care Commission adopt certain regulations for the privacy and security of protected health information obtained or released through a health information exchange; altering the definition of a "health in...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 657
MDSB105PassAltering the membership of the State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders; requiring that the Secretary of Health, rather than the Governor, make appointments to the Advisory Council; and prohibiting the Secretary from appointing v...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 660
MDSB108PassRepealing requirements that fees for the licensure and permitting of behavioral health programs and facilities, medical laboratories, tissue banks, and health care facilities be set by the Secretary of Health; repealing certain provisions of law rega...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 661
MDSB111PassAuthorizing the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to require certain contractors with access to federal tax information to provide certain information for a certain background investigation; authorizing the Exchange to request from the Criminal Justic...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 663
MDSB284PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to apply, by September 1, 2018, to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for an amendment to a certain waiver to implement a pilot program to provide limited dental coverage to certain individuals;...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 621
MDSB444PassEstablishing the Task Force on the Social Determinants of Health in Baltimore City; requiring, to the extent practicable, the Task Force to reflect a certain diversity; requiring the Task Force to identify and examine certain negative social factors ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 708
MDHB517PassAltering a certain provision of law to exempt a prescriber from being required to request certain data from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program if the opioid or benzodiazepine is prescribed or dispensed to an individual to treat or prevent acute...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 772
MDSB682PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, in consultation with certain entities, jointly to develop a certain statewide plan, identify a Medicare reimbursement process, study and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 605
MDSB704PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to include psychiatrists who are providing Assertive Community Treatment or mobile treatment services to certain Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients in the types of providers eligible to receive ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 691
MDSB864PassRequiring a health care provider to disclose certain medical and legal records without the authorization of an individual to a public defender who states in writing that the Office of the Public Defender represents the individual; requiring that only...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 682
MDSB835PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 683
MDSB947PassProhibiting a certain hearing officer from ordering the release of an individual who meets the requirements for involuntary admission under a certain provision of law on the grounds that the individual was kept at an emergency facility for more than ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 730
MDSB1063PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 600
MDSB874PassProviding that certain immunity provisions relating to medical cannabis apply to the possession of medical cannabis; and prohibiting certain third-party vendors authorized by the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to take certain actions ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 601
MDSB1028PassProhibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685
MDSB1056PassEstablishing the Rural Health Collaborative Pilot in the Maryland Department of Health to lead a regional partnership in building a rural health system that enhances access to and utilization of health care services designed to meet certain goals; es...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 606
MDSB977PassRequiring the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration by December 1 each year to submit a report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State to the Governor and the General Assembly; requiring the Social Services...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 692
MDSB982PassRequiring a certain distributor of controlled dangerous substances to report certain suspicious orders to the Maryland Department of Health and the Office of the Attorney General; authorizing a certain distributor to satisfy a certain reporting oblig...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 593
MDHB1035PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 599
MDHB1094PassProhibiting under criminal law a person that distributes tobacco products for commercial purposes from distributing to a minor an electronic nicotine delivery system; prohibiting under criminal law certain persons from purchasing for or selling an el...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 785
MDHB1517PassRequiring the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration by December 1 each year to submit a report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State to the Governor and the General Assembly; requiring the Social Services...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 693
MDHB1480PassRequiring a certain distributor of controlled dangerous substances to report certain suspicious orders to the Maryland Department of Health and the Office of the Attorney General; authorizing a certain distributor to satisfy a certain reporting oblig...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 592
MDHB1635PassProhibiting a certain hearing officer from ordering the release of an individual who meets the requirements for involuntary admission under a certain provision of law on the grounds that the individual was kept at an emergency facility for more than ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 729
MDHB1696PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Access to Home Health Care for Children and Adults with Medical Disabilities; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations on improving access to home health care in all areas of the State and on reimbursement...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 798
MDHB1682PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 684
MDHB1804PassEstablishing the Academic Health Center Immunotherapy Research Fund to provide matching grants to statewide academic health centers for immunotherapy research only; requiring a statewide academic health center to dedicate funding from other sources f...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 590
MDSB13PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with interested stakeholders, to assess the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system to allow health care providers to access a patient's prescription medication histor...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 436
MDSB38PassAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to access electronically from the Maryland Department of Health a copy of a birth certificate; authorizing the Administration to provide a copy of a birth certificate to a certain person under certain circ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 526
MDSB139PassExempting the University of Maryland, University College, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and an off-campus nonresidential location of an institution of higher education from the requirement to establish a policy that add...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 414
MDSB161PassRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to establish certain guidelines by December 1, 2018, for public schools regarding the administration of health care services to students with sickle cell disease; requi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 385
MDHB115PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with interested stakeholders, to assess the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system to allow health care providers to access a patient's prescription medication histor...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 435
MDSB163PassEstablishing the State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee to advise the Maryland Department of Health on matters relating to the certification and training of community health workers; requiring the Department to adopt regulations for accredi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 441
MDSB230PassRequiring a health care provider to disclose a certain medical record in accordance with compulsory process not later than 30 days after receiving certain documentation and certain fees; authorizing a health care provider, on a showing of good cause,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 504
MDSB232PassRequiring a general hospice care program, when providing services in an in-home setting, to establish a written unused prescription medication collection and disposal policy that includes certain provisions; requiring an employee of a general hospice...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440
MDHB407PassRequiring a general hospice care program, when providing services in an in-home setting, to establish a written unused prescription medication collection and disposal policy that includes certain provisions; requiring an employee of a general hospice...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 439
MDSB490PassRequiring a court to provide the Secretary of Health with identifying information regarding an individual who has been convicted under certain provisions of law of the murder, attempted murder, or manslaughter of a child; requiring the Department of ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 497
MDHB622PassRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to establish certain guidelines by December 1, 2018, for public schools regarding the administration of health care services to students with sickle cell disease; requi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 386
MDSB550PassProviding that certain money in the Maryland Prepaid College Trust may not be considered money of or be commingled with the Maryland Broker-Dealer College Investment Plan or the Maryland ABLE program; requiring the Maryland 529 Board to allow the tra...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 391
MDSB574PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish a Sepsis Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup; providing for the membership of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to develop a certain public awareness campaign, identify, review, and evaluate certain...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 490
MDHB691PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to distribute at least $400,000 annually from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to the qualified nonprofit organization responsible for the maintenance and operation of a certain donor registry; requiring ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 444
MDHB782PassProviding that certain money in the Maryland Prepaid College Trust may not be considered money of or be commingled with the Maryland Broker-Dealer College Investment Plan or the Maryland ABLE Program; requiring the Maryland 529 Board to allow the tra...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 390
MDSB660PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a demonstration program supported by State general funds to cover health care services provided to certain individuals that are not covered by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; authorizi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 447
MDSB774PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a State plan amendment to the Family Planning Program; altering from 6 to 12 months the time period for a single dispensing of a supply of pres...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 465
MDSB944PassProhibiting a person or an agent, a representative, or a designee of the State or a local government from requiring, coercing, or compelling an individual to undergo a certain implanting of a certain identification device; authorizing an individual w...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 453
MDSB912PassEstablishing the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to make grants to counties and municipalities to provide care coordination services to low-income pregnant and postpartum women and to children from birth to ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 559
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