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MDSB9PassAltering the scope of certain provisions of the Maryland Egg Law to include certain eggs produced from certain poultry; requiring shell eggs produced from poultry other than domesticated chickens to be sold by net quantity; authorizing the Secretary ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 496
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
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
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
MDSB475PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2021, to provide services for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome under c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 560
MDHB722PassRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board to develop and adopt regulations, on or before October 1, 2022, that require employers to protect employees from heat-re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 308
MDHB852PassProhibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a deductible, a copayment, or coinsurance to coverage for certain preventive care screening services for prostate cancer; and applying th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 343
MDSB661PassProhibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a deductible, a copayment, or coinsurance to coverage for certain preventive care screening services for prostate cancer; applying the Ac...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 344
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
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
MDSB576PassAltering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health care pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
MDSB103PassProhibiting health occupations boards and disciplinary panels from reprimanding a licensee or certificate holder, placing a licensee or certificate holder on probation, or suspending or revoking a license of a licensee or the certificate of a certifi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 140
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
MDHB447EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2021, to provide services for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome under c...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
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
MDSB1064IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1067IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB763EngrossRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2020-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1359IntroRepealing certain prohibitions on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations regarding the imposition of step therapy or fail-first protocols; requiring a step therapy protocol to be established by using ce...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1079EngrossRequiring the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to work in conjunction with members of the medical community in leading a certain comprehensive education and treatment program; requiring the Maryland Departm...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1661EngrossAllowing the Governor to transfer by budget amendment up to $50,000,000 from the Revenue Stabilization Account to fund costs associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); requiring the Governor to provide the Legislative Policy Committee w...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB1079PassAllowing the Governor to transfer by budget amendment up to $50,000,000 from the Revenue Stabilization Account to fund costs associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); requiring the Governor to provide the Legislative Policy Committee w...
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2020-03-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 12
MDHB530IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual that is at least 9 years old but under the age of 18 years under certain circumstances; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccina...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB355IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual that is at least 9 years old but under the age of 18 years; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccinations; requiring a pharmacis...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB456EngrossRequiring 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 Alzheimer's Association, to incorporate information regarding cognitive impairm...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1648IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2020-02-27
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1417IntroEstablishing the Dialysis Patient 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 a certain fee ...
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2020-02-20
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB779IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to reimburse certain emergency medical services providers for certain services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients in an amount specified by certain regulations that is at least $200 ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1051IntroEntering into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact; establishing the Solemn Covenant of States Commission to administer the Compact; providing for the composition, voting procedures, operation, and powers and ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB464IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1557IntroRequiring a county board of education to provide adequate school health services as designated by the county health department under certain circumstances; requiring each county health department to provide certain health services in certain schools;...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1516IntroProhibiting the establishment of an Opioid-Associated Disease Prevention and Outreach Program in Washington County.
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB819IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1102IntroEstablishing the Music Therapist Advisory Committee within the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists; requiring the Board to adopt regulations and a code of ethics for the practice of music therapy; requiring the Board to set certain ...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1040IntroRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1010IntroProhibiting certain facilities or certain staff from discriminating against certain individuals or residents on certain bases; requiring certain facilities to post a certain notice next to the facility's nondiscrimination policy in certain locations;...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1168IntroRequiring each residential service agency to ensure that certain individuals receive certain training relating to dementia; requiring each residential service agency to ensure that individuals providing certain training have certain experience and ha...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1400IntroSubstituting 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 an...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1540IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1497IntroProhibiting an individual from violating the prohibition on knowingly transferring or attempting to transfer the human immunodeficiency virus to another individual while also violating the prohibition on rape in the first degree, rape in the second d...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB733IntroRequiring the Office of Health Care Quality to establish, by December 31, 2021, a training program and a skills review for nurses who care for medically fragile individuals in the individuals' homes; defining "medically fragile individual" as a perso...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB777IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to reimburse certain emergency medical services providers for certain services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients in an amount specified by certain regulations that is at least $200 ...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB990IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB897IntroRequiring each residential service agency to ensure that certain individuals receive certain training relating to dementia; requiring each residential service agency to ensure that individuals providing certain training have certain experience and ha...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB725IntroRequiring 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 Alzheimer's Association, to incorporate certain information regarding cognitive...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB768IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB910IntroEntering into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact; establishing the Solemn Covenant of States Commission to administer the Compact; providing for the composition, voting procedures, operation, and powers and ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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