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MDSB265IntroAltering the purposes for which certain anatomical gifts may be used; repealing provisions of law that require certain persons to search certain individuals for a document of gift or any other information identifying the individual as a donor, that s...
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2021-01-26
Second Reading Passed
MDSB67IntroAuthorizing a paramedic to administer a vaccination included on the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention if the services are under the direction of a certain entity or a certain physician...
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2021-01-26
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB499IntroRepealing the prohibition on the sale, distribution, and disposal of certain drugs, medicines, pharmaceutical preparations, and medical preparations by means of a vending machine or similar device.
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB522IntroEstablishing the Commission on Universal Health Care; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to develop a plan for the State to establish, on or before January 1, 2024, a universal health care p...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB689IntroAltering a requirement that a certain certificate accompany an application for involuntary admission to certain facilities by providing that the certificate may be of a physician and a licensed certified social worker-clinical; etc.
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB709IntroRequiring pharmacy benefits managers to file with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner, beginning January 1, 2022, and every 3 months thereafter, a certain report of all drugs appearing on the National Average Drug Acquisition Cost list that were reim...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB563IntroSpecifying the amount of funding required to be included in the State budget for local health services for certain fiscal years; altering the purposes for which local health department funding may be used to include protective equipment for certain h...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB568IntroAuthorizing an out-of-state health care practitioner to provide telehealth services to a patient located in the State in accordance with certain provisions of the Act; requiring a certain health occupations board to register an out-of-state health ca...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB565IntroAltering a certain provision of law requiring the Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to collaborate with the Maryland Health Care Commission to publish a report card that includes racial and ethnic composition data on individua...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB737IntroAltering the definition of "contagious disease or virus" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the notification of a possible exposure of certain emergency services personnel to include 2019-nCoV; extending certain notification requ...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2021-01-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB570IntroAltering the definition of "contagious disease or virus" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the notification of a possible exposure of certain emergency services personnel to include 2019-nCoV; extending certain notification requ...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB710IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, to reimburse a dental provider for services rendered by a student of dentistry who is engaged in an educational program at a school of dentistry that meets ce...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB731IntroAltering 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 House Health and Government Operations 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
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB732IntroAuthorizing an out-of-state health care practitioner to provide telehealth services to a patient located in the State in accordance with certain provisions of the Act; requiring a certain health occupations board to register an out-of-state health ca...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2021-01-26
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
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB724IntroRequiring a county board of education to offer and provide to certain disabled and special education students whose schools are subject to a prolonged school closure an option to continue attending school or receiving education services after the stu...
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2021-01-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB706IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors to grow, process, and dispense medical cannabis if certain requirements are met; providing that an applicant for a dispensary grower...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB416IntroRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health adopt certain regulations that establish specific standards governing memory care and Alzheimer's disease units in assisted living programs, including certain training requirements, certain staffing pa...
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2021-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB485IntroProhibiting, beginning January 1, 2022, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program from including a frequency limitation on dental prophylaxis care or oral health exams that requires the dental prophylaxis care or oral health exams to be provided at an ...
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB441IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to increase by a certain amount certain funding to certain recipients of services funded through the Developmental Disabilities Administration under certain circumstances; requiring the Developmental Disabi...
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB466IntroAltering a requirement that a certain certificate accompany an application for involuntary admission to certain facilities by providing that the certificate may be of a physician and a licensed certified social worker-clinical; etc.
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB609IntroRequiring each county board of education and authorizing nonpublic schools in the State to establish a policy to authorize certain school personnel to administer bronchodilators to certain students under certain circumstances; prohibiting a school nu...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB621IntroRequiring that a public school student in a Prince George's County elementary school be provided a certain daily program of physical activity each week totaling 150 minutes, including 90 minutes of physical education; requiring the program of physica...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB108IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain certain response standards that minimize law enforcement interaction for individuals in crisis; altering ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB22IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2022, a person from using, manufacturing, or knowingly selling or distributing Class B fire-fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals in the State; prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2022, a ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB29IntroAltering certain circumstances to allow a petition for an emergency evaluation to be made for certain individuals who have a substance use disorder; altering a certain exception to allow for the invountary admission of certain individuals who have a ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB484IntroProhibiting a health care facility from providing peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis treatment services unless the individual performing the dialysis procedure has been trained in the peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis technique being performed; es...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB463IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to designate certain areas as Health Equity Resource Communities in a certain manner; specifying that the purpose of establishing Health Equity Resource Communities is to reduce health disparities, improve health out...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations 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
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB465IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, to reimburse a dental provider for services rendered by a student of dentistry who is engaged in an educational program at a school of dentistry that meets ce...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2021-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB519IntroProviding that a will may be made self-proved in a certain manner; establishing certain requirements for a self-proving will; requiring a certain self-proving will to be acknowledged by the testator before a notary public; requiring a certain self-pr...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB643IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a person from manufacturing, selling, delivering, holding, or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic product that contains certain ingredients; providing that a person is not in violation of this Ac...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB377IntroEstablishing 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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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB231IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, the Behavioral Health Administration within the Maryland Department of Health, the Maryland Center for School Safety, and the Department of Information Technology jointly to develop and publish a cyber saf...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 27 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB462IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to provide the address of a residential rehabilitation program to certain entities at least 14 days before issuing a certain license; requiring the administrative head of a residential rehabilitation program to repor...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB496IntroAltering the membership of the School Safety Subcabinet Advisory Board; requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $10,000,000 to the Safe Schools Fund to be used for certain purpos...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB442IntroRequiring 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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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSJ5IntroEmphasizing the General Assembly's support, and urging the support, of female monthly cycle tracking education for adolescent girls; and encouraging the State Board of Education to update the comprehensive health education program to include certain ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 11 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB598IntroProhibiting 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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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB605IntroRequiring 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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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB551IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to include certain health care providers and programs when specifying by regulation the t...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB599IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before April 1, 2022, to develop and publish materials to assist State residents with long-term care family planning; requiring certain materials to meet certain requirements, be consistent with cert...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB427IntroRequiring each county board of education to ensure that each public school provide, at no charge to students, menstrual hygiene products via dispensers in the restrooms at the school; requiring a public middle or high school to install menstrual hygi...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 11 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB548IntroEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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