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MDSB102PassAltering the circumstances under which the Maryland Department of Health has the authority to change the name on a birth certificate without a court order to allow the Department, if only one parent is named on the birth certificate of the child, to ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 526
MDSB166PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 229
MDHB187PassRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 98
MDHB262PassRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health have access to certain information maintained by the Judiciary about a criminal defendant who is subject to a certain examination, committed to the Health Department, or on conditional release under ce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 141
MDHB332PassAltering the definition of "health care provider" for the purposes of provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records to include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers; pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 172
MDHB277PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop and distribute guidelines on a trauma-informed approach to assist schools with understanding and resp...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 148
MDSB329PassRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 99
MDHB409PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health on or before January 1, 2021, to revise its regulations regarding school-based health centers that may participate in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to include school-based health centers that have...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 198
MDHB512PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 230
MDHB580PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 262
MDHB547PassEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 247
MDSB455PassEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 248
MDSB447PassProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 555
MDSB450PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 263
MDSB444PassRepealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health make certain recommendations for the appointment of certain members of the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators after consulting with certain associations and societies; and re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 280
MDSB441PassAltering the definition of "health care provider" for the purposes of provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records to include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers; pro...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 173
MDHB631PassRepealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health make certain recommendations for the appointment of certain members of the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators after consulting with certain associations and societies; and re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 279
MDHB652PassProhibiting the Secretary of Health from considering certain drugs to be specialty drugs for the purposes of providing services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; altering the definition of "specialty drug" for the purpose of excluding pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDHB669PassRepealing the limit on the number of call centers that may be approved by 2-1-1 Maryland to provide certain services; repealing certain provisions of law establishing and governing the Health and Human Services Referral Board in the Maryland Departme...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 294
MDSB501PassTransferring oversight of the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants from the Maryland Higher Education Commission to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring the Department to submit a certain annual r...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 403
MDSB584PassRepealing the limit on the number of call centers that may be approved by 2-1-1 Maryland to provide certain services; repealing certain provisions of law establishing and governing the Health and Human Services Referral Board in the Maryland Departme...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 295
MDHB870PassRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, not the Maryland Department of Health, to administer the Compassionate Use Fund; prohibiting the Commission from imposing certain fees during the two years immediately following the issuan...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 352
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the grants life cycle, including the creation of certain materials f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 485
MDSB693PassRequiring that the pay rate for employees who are not receiving a forensic pay premium at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least a two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 576
MDSB726PassAltering the types of health care providers required to complete a physical examination of a student entering the Maryland Public School System for the first time to include a licensed physician assistant with a delegation agreement approved by the S...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 578
MDSB931PassProhibiting the Secretary of Health from considering certain drugs to be specialty drugs for the purposes of providing services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; altering the definition of "specialty drug" for the purpose of excluding pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDSB966PassProviding that a certain violation of a certain provision of law shall be a violation of the Consumer Protection Act; prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully referring another person to a certain assisted living program; establishing certai...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 589
MDHB1120PassProviding that the Secretary of Health or certain units of the Maryland Department of Health have exclusive jurisdiction to enforce certain laws by certain action; establishing that the Commission on Civil Rights and the Secretary or certain units ha...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 428
MDHB998PassTransferring oversight of the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants from the Office of Student Financial Assistance within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to the Maryland Department of Health; req...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 402
MDHB1017PassAltering the required contents of the label with which cottage food products must be prepackaged to allow the inclusion of the phone number of the cottage food business and a certain identification number, rather than the address of the cottage food ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 405
MDHB1462PassAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities to store and make available for administra...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 478
MDHB1539PassEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the entire life cycle of a grant and the creation of certain materia...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 484
MDHB286PassAltering the stakeholders required to be included in meetings convened under the Maternal Mortality Review Program to include families of women who have experienced near maternal death, a maternal death, or certain challenges during pregnancy or wome...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 154
MDSB960PassProhibiting certain individuals who are members of the Employees' Pension System of the State Retirement and Pension System from becoming a member of the Optional Retirement Program of the State Retirement and Pension System on or after a certain dat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 588
MDSB796VetoRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1121VetoEstablishing the Maryland Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Registry and Referral System in the Maryland Department of Health to provide a statewide system through which health care providers can identify and access available inpatient and out...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1208PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; requiring the Maryland Department of Health t...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 17
MDSB1080PassAuthorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain alternative workweek m...
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2020-03-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDHB1663PassAuthorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain violation is subject t...
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2020-03-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 14
MDHB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB609EngrossRenaming 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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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB963IntroRenaming 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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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB984EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1474EngrossRequiring that the pay rate for certain employees at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employees in the Behavioral Health Administra...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1605IntroAltering the definition of "food service facility" to exclude the regulation of certain micro markets as food service facilities by the Maryland Department of Health.
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB1053IntroEstablishing the Baltimore County Hub and Spoke Pilot Program to offer and provide addiction treatment on demand through a model that offers ongoing opioid use disorder treatment integrated with general health and wellness services; requiring the Bal...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB322EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by July 1, 2020, to develop a certain program of education on the dangers of gambling and gambling addiction to be provided in public high schools; requiring the program to be coordinated with other State ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB324EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB494EngrossProhibiting 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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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB519EngrossRequiring that the regulations adopted by the Behavioral Health Administration under certain provisions of law governing requirements for the licensure of behavioral health programs include a requirement that a behavioral health program establish and...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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