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MDSB299IntroEstablishing 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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2021-03-09
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
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
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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2021-03-09
Favorable Report by Budget and Taxation
MDSB652IntroRequiring 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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2021-03-09
Favorable with Amendments 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
MDSB3IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, is required to provide through telehealth; altering the circumstances under which the Program is required to provide health care services thro...
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2021-03-05
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB5IntroRequiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to publish, to a certain extent, health data that includes race and ethnicity information collected by the Office and update the data at least once every 6 months; requiring the Governor,...
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2021-03-05
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB499EngrossRepealing 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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2021-03-05
Third Reading Passed (38-8)
MDSB427EngrossRequiring each county board of education to ensure that each public middle and high 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 instal...
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2021-03-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
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
MDSB932IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to the limitations of the State budget, to provide coverage for acupuncture services administered by health care practitioners who are licensed under Title 1A of the Health Occupations Articl...
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2021-03-05
[Hearing: Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance 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
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
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
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
MDSB570EngrossAltering 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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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB827IntroProviding that a nonpublic school that provides adequate health services to certain students through a designated school health services professional is eligible for reimbursement from the county government for up to 50% of the total costs of the pro...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
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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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB278EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to authorize a certain health care practitioner at an approved school-based health center to provide health care services through telehealth under certain circumstances...
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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB957IntroProhibiting a person from making or sending a threat to a public health official with the intent to intimidate, interfere with, or impede a public health official from performing the official's duties; and providing that a person who violates the Act...
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2021-02-20
To Senate Rules 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
MDSB307EngrossEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2021-02-19
To House Economic Matters 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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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB920IntroRequiring each county board of health and the Baltimore City Health Department to establish certain requirements regarding the manner in which and circumstances under which the health officer for the county, or the health officer's staff, may perform...
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2021-02-16
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB808IntroAuthorizing a licensed dentist to administer certain vaccines to certain individuals under certain circumstances; authorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to adopt certain regulations regarding the administration of vaccines; requiring a licen...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB215EngrossRequiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain co...
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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
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
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
MDSB423IntroProhibiting the use of federal and State funds to pay for an abortion procedure or health benefits coverage of abortion procedures; and providing that the prohibition does not apply if the woman's pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest o...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance 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
MDSB784IntroRequiring the State Anatomy Board to provide the cremains of a decedent cremated through the State cremation process in a suitable container to a relative of the decedent without requiring the relative to pay any costs if the cremains have not been b...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB748IntroRequiring a nursing home, on request of the Maryland Department of Health, to electronically submit clinical information to the State designated exchange; authorizing the State designated exchange to provide certain information to certain individuals...
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2021-02-11
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
MDSB884IntroProhibiting a visiting qualifying patient from being required to have a certain written certification or identification card; including a visiting qualifying patient among the individuals with respect to whom the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis C...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB796IntroAltering 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 and provide a certain report card to require the report card to include the...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB865IntroAltering the transportation services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter under certain circumstances; and altering the medical services pr...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB891IntroAuthorizing the State Child Fatality Review Team to enter into a certain agreement for secure storage of data and requiring the agreement to provide certain protection and address certain issues; requiring a certain entity to comply with certain conf...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB830IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health, in consultation with the State Department of Education and other stakeholders, to develop certain guidelines for school-based health centers; requiring the Governor to transfer the administration of school-based hea...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB923IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide comprehensive medical and other health care services for a pregnant Program recipient for the duration of the pregnancy and for 1 year immediately following the end of the woman's pregnancy...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB837IntroRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the implementation of advance care planning programs in the State; requiring each health insurance carrier to offer electronic advance directives to its members and enrollees during open enr...
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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
MDSB695IntroEstablishing the Maryland Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Secretary of Transportation to administer the Fund; requiring certain kidney dialysis centers to pay ...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDSB820IntroAltering certain provisions of law related to the execution of wills, powers of attorney, and advance directives to authorize the electronic execution and remote witnessing of those documents under certain circumstances; providing that a will, a powe...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB12EngrossRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2021-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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