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MDSB3PassRequiring that regulations adopted by the Department of Juvenile Services governing juvenile care facilities and juvenile detention facilities include the establishment, implementation, and revision of safety plans related to the persons in the care ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 513
MDSB28PassAltering the required contents of the home-and community-based services waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; requiring the Department, if it maintains a waiting list for the waiver, ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738
MDHB129PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain response standards that prioritize mobile crisis units over law enforcement when responding to individual...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 687
MDSB12PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain response standards that prioritize mobile crisis units over law enforcement when responding to individual...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 688
MDSB166PassRequiring a provider to meet certain requirements, maintain up-to-date certification as required by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, and hold adequate liability insurance in order to provide doula services in the Program; and requiring the Pr...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 726
MDHB213PassAltering the definition of a "health information exchange" as used in provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records; and providing that regulations governing the privacy and security of protected health information obtained or re...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 718
MDHB303PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt by regulation the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code as the Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards; providing for the implementation of the Standards by local jurisdictions, counties, and mu...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 730
MDSB295PassAltering the medical services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter who charges for its services and requests reimbursement from the Marylan...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 668
MDSB350PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning July 1, 2023, to provide community violence prevention services; establishing requirements for prevention professionals seeking certification as a certified violence prevention professional...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 505
MDSB440PassEstablishing the Commission to Study the Health Care Workforce Crisis in Maryland to examine certain areas related to health care workforce shortages in the State, including the extent of the workforce shortage, short-term solutions to the workforce ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 708
MDHB625PassEstablishing the Commission to Study the Health Care Workforce Crisis in Maryland to examine certain areas related to health care workforce shortages in the State, including the extent of the workforce shortage, short-term solutions to the workforce ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 707
MDHB684PassProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from limiting or restricting admission of a Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient for inpatient care at a special psychiatric hospital or an acute general care hospital with separately identified ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 691
MDHB766PassAuthorizing certain core service agencies, local behavioral health authorities, and local addictions authorities to approve certain funding for certain youths' educational costs incurred during admission to residential treatment centers for certain m...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 500
MDSB802PassAltering certain provisions of law regarding the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports, including membership, terms of members, appointment of the chair, staff, and memorandum of understanding for technical assistance; altering certai...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 713
MDSB700PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish the Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup to develop a public awareness campaign on preventing workplace violence in health care settings and to create a ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 519
MDHB1005PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning July 1, 2023, to provide community violence prevention services; establishing requirements for prevention professionals seeking certification as a certified violence prevention professional...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 504
MDHB1208PassEstablishing requirements for the State Board of Nursing related to the expansion of the workforce in nursing-related fields; providing a State income tax credit for licensed practical nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and registered nurse...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 675
MDHB1082PassDesignating the University of Maryland Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy as the State's Consumer Health Information Hub; requiring State and local agencies to use plain language in public communications about health, safety, and social ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 679
MDSB709PassEstablishing the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Alternative Therapies Fund to support the study of the effectiveness of and improving access to alternative therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain in...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 731
MDHB1030PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to follow certain procedures for its open meetings; requiring each open meeting to be made publicly available through live video streaming; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance, by Ap...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 639
MDSB734PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to provide a report, beginning December 1, 2024, and each year thereafter, to the Governor and the General Assembly containing an analysis of primary care investment, ways to improve the quality of and ac...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 667
MDHB136VetoRequiring a county board of education and authorizing a nonpublic school, beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, to require at least two school personnel to complete paid professional development training, administered in person or online, in certai...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB287VetoRequiring the Secretary of Health to be professionally qualified through certain experience or education in at least one health-related field, health or law policy, health care facilities administration, health economics or financial management, gove...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB548VetoRepealing a provision of law providing that a health officer serves at the pleasure of the Secretary of Health and the governing body of the county; establishing notice and hearing requirements related to a removal of a health officer from office; a...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1389VetoRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish the Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup to develop a public awareness campaign on preventing workplace violence in health care settings and to create a ...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1403VetoRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop plans to reduce the waitlist or registry for certain waiver programs by 50% beginning in fiscal year 2024; and requiring the Department to submit the plans to the Governor and the chairs of certa...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB121PassAltering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
MDHB178PassAltering the definition of "cottage food business" for the purpose of increasing from $25,000 to $50,000 the cap on the annual revenue from the sale of cottage food products that a cottage food business may earn.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 406
MDSB27PassRenaming the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council to be the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Council; establishing 3-year terms for the appointed members of the Council; requiring the Council,...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 397
MDHB166PassRenaming the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council to be the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Council; establishing 3-year terms for the appointed members of the Council; requiring the Council,...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 398
MDSB626PassClarifying that part-time physicians and physician assistants are eligible for participation in the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to establish prorate...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 395
MDSB636PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop plans to reduce the waitlist or registry for certain waiver programs by 50% beginning in fiscal year 2024.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 464
MDHB1018PassRequiring the Governor, in fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $500,000 for the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence; requiring the Governor's Office ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 350
MDHB1464PassClarifying that part-time physicians and physician assistants are eligible for participation in the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to establish prorate...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 396
MDHB109PassRequiring the newborn screening program in the Maryland Department of Health to require testing for each condition listed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Recommended Uniform Screening Panel; and requiring by January 1, 2023, the ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 265
MDSB51PassEstablishing the Maryland Pediatric Cancer Fund to provide grants to certain eligible persons, institutions, and organizations to conduct pediatric cancer research, prevention, and treatment; and requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt regulations...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
MDSB144PassRepealing certain provisions of law relating to the prescription, administration, and regulation of amygdalin.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 306
MDSB242PassRequiring the newborn screening program in the Maryland Department of Health to require testing for each condition listed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Recommended Uniform Screening Panel, subject to the approval of the State A...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 266
MDSB394PassAuthorizing certain emergency medical services providers to offer opioid overdose reversal drugs approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration to individuals who received treatment for a nonfatal drug overdose or were evaluated by a crisis eva...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 239
MDHB775PassEstablishing the Maryland Pediatric Cancer Fund to be used only for pediatric cancer research, prevention, and treatment; requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt regulations to implement a pediatric cancer research grant program; requiring the Gov...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDSB696PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Nurses and Nursing Support Staff to assist certain nurses and nursing support staff with the repayment of certain education loans; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Pro...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 314
MDHB971PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health and the Behavioral Health Administration to ensure that the delivery system for specialty mental health services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program has an adequate network of providers available ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDHB1073PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the accessibility of electronic advance care planning documents in the State; requiring certain health care facilities, managed care organizations, and carriers to take certain actions relat...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDSB824PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the accessibility of electronic advance care planning documents in the State; requiring certain health care facilities, managed care organizations, and carriers to take certain actions relat...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 312
MDHB1127PassRequiring the State designated exchange to operate as a health data utility for the State for certain purposes; requiring dispensers to provide certain medication data to the State designated exchange; requiring dispensers to submit certain prescript...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 296
MDSB859PassRenaming the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to be the Statewide Steering Committee on Sickle Cell Disease; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a system of providing info...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 280
MDHB1188PassRenaming the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to be the Statewide Steering Committee on Sickle Cell Disease; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a system of providing info...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 279
MDSB740PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a Parkinson's Disease Registry Advisory Committee to assist in the development and implementation of a Parkinson's Disease Registry, determine what data should be collected and stored in a regi...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 340
MDSB168PassRepealing the exemption for certain health care providers or agents from the requirement to provide individuals receiving vaccinations with certain documents, notify the individuals or the parent or guardian of a minor of a certain right, and report ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 220
MDSB196PassExtending the termination date for certain provisions of law requiring the Secretary of Health to examine and report on fatal overdoses involving opioids and other controlled substances; and altering the requirements relating to the examination and r...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 223
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