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MDHB229PassAuthorizing pharmacists to administer injectable medications for treatment of sexually transmitted infections; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 719
MDSB19PassDefining "injectable medications for treatment of sexually transmitted infections" for purposes of authorizing pharmacists to administer the medications; and requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizat...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 720
MDSB643PassRequiring a business that maintains personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices that are appropriate to the nature of the personal information owned, maintained, o...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 503
MDHB962PassRequiring a business that maintains personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices that are appropriate to the nature of the personal information maintained; and alte...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 502
MDHB245VetoRepealing the termination date of the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims; repealing the limit on the total annual amount physicians, qualified health care providers, and hospitals are entitled to be paid for providing certain...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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
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
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
MDHB820PassRemoving a requirement that rituximab be approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration to be subject to a requirement on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the treatme...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 321
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
MDSB331PassRepealing the termination date of the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims; repealing the limit on the total annual amount physicians, qualified health care providers, and hospitals are entitled to be paid for providing certain...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 144
MDSB323PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to adopt a certain reporting system, analyze patterns of prescribing medications in the State, conduct outreach, and identify certain barriers related to prescribing medications to treat an opioid use disor...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 82
MDHB578PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to adopt a certain reporting system, analyze patterns of prescribing medications in the State, conduct outreach, and identify certain barriers related to prescribing medications to treat an opioid use disor...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 83
MDHB384Engross

Sine Die
Requiring each county board of education and authorizing nonpublic schools in the State to establish a policy to obtain, administer, and train certain school personnel to administer in emergency situations bronchodilators to a student who is determin...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1412Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a Parkinson's Disease Registry Advisory Committee to assist the Department in the development of the Registry, determine what data should be collected and stored along with methods to ensure th...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1151PassExempting certain diabetic care products from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDHB1352Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, with the advice of the Secretary of Health, to update certain minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to reflect certain practices and guidelines; establishing the Corre...
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2022-03-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB832Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each public institution of higher education to designate a case manager for students with chronic health conditions; and specifying the duties of the case manager.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB883Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to authorize qualified persons to offer and perform testing for detecting sickle cell disease at a community-based health fair; and authorizing the person to provide information on and resources for living ...
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2022-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1128Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Secretary of Health to issue an order requiring individuals in the State to wear masks indoors if there is a serious outbreak of contagious disease in the State or there is substantial stress on hospital capacity in the State; and autho...
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2022-02-28
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB857Intro

Sine Die
Requiring hospitals to immunize patients against the influenza virus and pneumococcal disease except under certain circumstances; and providing for the manner of obtaining consent for and conducting the immunizations for a hospital patient.
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1170Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to authorize persons who are qualified to offer or perform laboratory testing in the State to offer and perform testing for detecting sickle cell disease at a community-based health fair; and authorizing th...
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2022-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB779Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a public or private entity that requires a person to be vaccinated against a virus in order to receive services from denying services to a person who signs a certain statement about a prior viral infection.
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB819Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing an individual to use proof of a positive antibody test to satisfy a vaccination requirement for COVID-19 or other influenza-like illnesses.
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1176Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and maintain a registry of individuals diagnosed with sickle cell disease for use as a single repository of accurate, complete records to aid in promoting the siting of certain health care prov...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1185Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a physician or an advanced practice nurse, except under certain circumstances, to refer certain minor patients who the physician or advanced practice nurse knows to have sickle cell disease to a hematologist who specializes in sickle cell d...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1192Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and certain experts and stakeholders, to conduct studies on individuals who provide medical services in emergency departments and their knowledge of...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1379Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a hospital, related institution, or hospice facility from restricting the visitation of a patient's family member or health care agent based on measures related to COVID-19 or any catastrophic health emergency; and authorizing the Marylan...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB564Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a disease or an illness of a party that has not required hospitalization from being considered by a court as a factor for denying the party child custody or visitation in a custody or visitation proceeding.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1109Intro

Sine Die
Including employees who receive and process requests for emergency services and dispatch certain services to the scene of an emergency within the definitions of "first responder" and "emergency responder" in certain provisions of law.
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1244Intro

Sine Die
Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage for the full length of long-term antibiotic treatment of Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses under certain circumst...
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB943Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing an individual to use proof of a positive antibody test to satisfy a vaccination requirement for COVID-19 or other influenza-like illnesses.
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2022-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB10Intro

Sine Die
Establishing that first responders, public safety employees, and health care workers are presumed to have an occupational disease that is compensable under workers' compensation law after a positive test or diagnosis for COVID-19; and applying the Ac...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB216Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each nursing home and assisted living program in Washington County to establish policies and procedures authorizing indoor visitation from an essential caregiver; establishing the duties and authority of essential caregivers; and authorizin...
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2022-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB731Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the position of Dementia Care Coordinator in the Department of Aging to oversee dementia care navigation programs; requiring each area agency to employ a dementia care navigator; authorizing dementia care navigators to provide support se...
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2022-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB751Intro

Sine Die
Including employees who receive and process requests for emergency services and dispatch certain services to the scene of an emergency within the definitions of "first responder" and "emergency responder" in certain provisions of law.
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1098Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each public institution of higher education to designate a case manager for students with chronic health conditions; and specifying the duties of the case manager.
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2022-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB923Intro

Sine Die
Altering the application requirements for a certain property tax exemption for a dwelling house owned by the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran.
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB634Intro

Sine Die
Requiring certain health insurance policies and contracts to provide coverage for the purchase of home test kits to test for sexually transmitted diseases and related laboratory costs if the home test kit is ordered by an in-network provider under ce...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB505Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the position of Dementia Care Coordinator in the Department of Aging to manage the work of dementia care navigators; requiring each area agency to employ a dementia care navigator; authorizing dementia care navigators to provide support ...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB600Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Parole Commission to consider the age of an inmate when determining whether to grant parole; altering how the Commission evaluates a request for medical parole, including providing for a meeting between the inmate and the Commi...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB562Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Parole Commission to consider the age of an inmate when determining whether to grant parole; altering how the Commission evaluates a request for medical parole, including providing for a meeting between the inmate and the Commi...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB302Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations requiring an owner or operator of a public building to establish and implement a water management program to prevent the growth and spread of Legionella pneumophila in a building water ...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB248Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment, by October 1, 2022, to adopt regulations requiring an owner or operator of a public building to establish and implement a water management program to prevent the growth and spread of Legionella pneumophila...
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2022-01-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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