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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
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Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDHB774IntroRequiring a certain physical examination to include a certain screening for adverse childhood experiences beginning with children entering the public school system in the 2022-2023 school year; requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subje...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDHB1261IntroAltering 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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2021-02-10
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
MDHB301IntroAltering 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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2021-02-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1294IntroRequiring certain retail and business establishments to provide hand sanitizer at each touch screen that is used by customers; and authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to adopt certain regulations.
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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters 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
MDSB111EngrossProhibiting 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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2021-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB282EngrossProhibiting a person from conducting or contracting for animal testing in the development of a cosmetic; prohibiting a manufacturer from selling or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic under certain circumstances beginning July 1, 2022; providin...
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2021-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDSB708IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB707IntroRequiring the Office of Health Care Quality to monitor the compliance of assisted living facilities with requirements to provide educational and informational materials relating to immunization against influenza virus and immunization against pneumoc...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB834IntroProhibiting 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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2021-02-06
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB254IntroRequiring the University of Maryland, Baltimore to study the health effects of air traffic noise on communities near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport since the implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation Syste...
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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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2021-02-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB1084IntroProviding that a certain person is not civilly liable for an act or omission related to the person's failure to comply with certain guidance during a catastrophic health emergency unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the act or om...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB741IntroRequiring, on or before April 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State, to adopt and implement a certain plan to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19; requiring, for calendar year 2021, in...
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2021-02-05
To Senate Finance 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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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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
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
MDHB757IntroRequiring local health departments and community action agencies to make available to certain women feminine hygiene products in an amount sufficient to meet the needs of the woman obtaining the feminine hygiene products; and prohibiting local health...
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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
MDHB836IntroRequiring, on or before April 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State, to adopt and implement a certain plan to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19; requiring, for calendar year 2021, in...
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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB889IntroAltering the definition of "cottage food business" for the purpose of increasing from $25,000 to $100,000 the cap on the annual revenue from the sale of cottage food products that a cottage food business may earn.
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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB934IntroClarifying the circumstances under which a person in interest may appeal to the Secretary of Health the denial by the Chief Medical Examiner to correct certain findings and conclusions recorded on a certificate of death.
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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB265EngrossAltering 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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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB67EngrossAuthorizing a paramedic to administer a vaccination included on the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration if the se...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2021-02-02
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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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB903IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Maryland Public Guardianship Program; providing for the composition, co-chairs, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to assess and analyze the Maryland Public Guardianship Program and make ...
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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
MDHB786IntroEstablishing that it is the policy of the State to do everything possible to alleviate administrative hurdles for low-income families seeking access to support programs; requiring that the Department of Human Services, the Maryland Department of Heal...
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2021-02-01
To House Appropriations 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
MDSB614IntroRequiring 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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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB132IntroAltering 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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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB537IntroAuthorizing, rather than requiring, a certain petitioner for emergency evaluation of an individual to give the petition to a peace officer; repealing the requirement that a peace officer explain certain information to a certain petitioner; requiring ...
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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB453IntroRepealing the limit on the number of licenses the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission may issue for medical cannabis growers and medical cannabis processors; repealing the requirement that the Commission rescind certain preapprovals under ...
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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB611IntroProhibiting a person from conducting or contracting for animal testing in the development of a cosmetic; prohibiting a manufacturer from selling or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic under certain circumstances beginning July 1, 2022; providin...
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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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