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MDHB10PassIncreasing, from $7,500 to $10,000, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred by an individual that are attributable to the individual's donation of an organ; altering the definition ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 498
MDHB14PassAltering the expiration date that is required to be included, except under certain circumstances, on labels on drugs and devices dispensed in the manufacturer's original packaging by a pharmacist to the expiration date set by the manufacturer or a sh...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 489
MDSB48PassIncreasing, from $7,500 to $10,000, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred by an individual that are attributable to the individual's donation of an organ; altering the definition ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 499
MDHB107PassRepealing the prohibition on the sale, distribution, and disposal of certain drugs, medicines, pharmaceutical preparations, and medical preparations by means of a vending machine or similar device.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 496
MDSB41PassAltering 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 743
MDHB135PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 757
MDSB84PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 758
MDSB384PassRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document, by December 30, 2021, concerning the application of employee protection laws to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 776
MDSB78PassRequiring the Maryland Emergency Medical Services Systems to collect certain data on the administration of ketamine to individuals by emergency medical services providers; requiring the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems to rep...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 493
MDSB67PassAuthorizing a paramedic to administer certain immunizations and skin testing to certain ambulance service personnel under certain circumstances; authorizing a paramedic to administer influenza and 2019CoV immunizations if the immunizations are under ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 799
MDSB499PassRepealing the prohibition on the sale, distribution, and disposal of certain drugs, medicines, pharmaceutical preparations, and medical preparations by means of a vending machine or similar device.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 497
MDHB652PassRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document, by December 30, 2021, concerning the application of employee protection laws to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 775
MDSB563PassSpecifying the amount of funding required to be included in the State budget for local health services for certain fiscal years; altering the purposes for which local health department funding may be used to include protective equipment for certain h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805
MDSB646PassAuthorizing certain individuals to practice clinical drug and alcohol counseling without a license and drug and alcohol counseling without certification through telehealth if the individuals are working as trainees under the supervision of certain ap...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 797
MDHB1034PassRepealing the date by which the Prescription Drug Affordability Board is required to submit a certain plan of action regarding the establishment of a process for setting the upper payment limits for certain prescription drug products to the Legislati...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 464
MDHB1287PassAuthorizing alcohol and drug trainees to practice clinical drug and alcohol counseling without a license or drug and alcohol counseling without a certificate through telehealth if the individuals are working as trainees under the supervision of certa...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 796
MDSB736PassAuthorizing a pharmacist, from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023, inclusive, to administer vaccinations to an individual who is at least 3 years old but under the age of 18 years if certain requirements are met; requiring the Prevention and Health Promo...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 793
MDSB420VetoRepealing the prohibition against a person using or possessing with intent to use drug paraphernalia to inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled dangerous substance; repealing the prohibition against a person de...
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2021-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB429PassRequiring a pharmacist, or the pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision, to inform a consumer of the availability of a therapeutically equivalent brand name drug that is the lowest cost alternative to the originally prescribed drug or d...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 162
MDHB601PassDefining "carrier" and altering the definition of "purchaser" for the purposes of certain provisions of State insurance law governing pharmacy benefits managers to repeal the exclusion of certain persons that provide prescription drug coverage or ben...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 358
MDSB537PassRequiring a pharmacist, or the pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision, to inform a consumer of the availability of a therapeutically equivalent brand name drug that is the lowest cost alternative to the originally prescribed drug or d...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 163
MDHB132Engross

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Altering 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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2021-04-12
Second Reading Passed
MDHB170Intro

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Providing that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a physician who has a valid dispensing permit and complies with certain provisions of law from personally dispensing to a patient by mail order a starter dosage or a cancer drug or device or an...
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2021-04-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB683Intro

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Providing that, under certain circumstances, a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to workers' compensation or benefits if a certain accidental personal injury, compensable hernia, or occupational disease was caused ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB602Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to establish reimbursement levels, rather than maximum reimbursement levels, for drug products for which there is a certain generic equivalent; requiring that certain minimum reimbursement levels be a...
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2021-03-24
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB603Intro

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Requiring pharmacy benefits managers to provide to beneficiaries for whom the pharmacy benefits manager processed or paid a claim for prescription drugs during the immediately preceding 3-month period an explanation of benefits statement on a form ap...
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2021-03-24
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB372Engross

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Repealing the prohibition against a person using or possessing with intent to use drug paraphernalia to inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled dangerous substance; repealing the prohibition against a person de...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB461Intro

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Providing that, under certain circumstances, a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to workers' compensation or benefits if a certain accidental personal injury, compensable hernia, or occupational disease was caused ...
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2021-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB997Intro

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Repealing provisions of law providing for the prosecution for murder or manslaughter of a viable fetus under certain circumstances; declaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding the provision of equal protection for all unborn human beings w...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1167Intro

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Requiring a health care provider or health care institution to ensure the provision or continuation of certain care under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain health care provider or health care institution to transfer a patient to a certain ...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1198Intro

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Providing that an abortion-inducing drug may be prescribed only by a qualified physician; requiring a qualified physician to meet certain requirements to be authorized to prescribe an abortion-inducing drug; requiring a physician to take certain acti...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1335Intro

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Authorizing certain retirees who began State service before July 1, 2011, to be eligible for prescription drug benefits in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program; specifying that prescription drug benefits shall be discont...
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2021-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB936Intro

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Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day; and requiring the Governor annually to order the State flag to be flown at half-staff on Overdose Awareness Day.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB964Intro

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Altering the definition of "purchaser" for the purposes of certain provisions of State insurance law governing pharmacy benefits managers to repeal the exclusion of certain persons that provide prescription drug coverage or benefits through plans sub...
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2021-02-21
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB396Intro

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Authorizing 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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2021-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB828Intro

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Authorizing pharmacists to dispense a 30-day supply, but no more than a 60-day sypply, of preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention to a patient without a prescription under certain circumstances; requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB534Intro

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Establishing 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1107Intro

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Requiring, on or before December 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a State plan amendment that authorizes the State to enter into value-based arrangements with drug manufacturers...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1125Intro

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Requiring a prescriber to notify the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as to whether the prescriber has received education regarding the risks of opioid use, is aware that an opioid overdose reversal drug is available, and has prescribed or dispen...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1123Intro

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Specifying the amount of funding required to be included in the State budget for local health services for certain fiscal years; altering the purposes for which local health department funding may be used to include protective equipment for certain h...
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2021-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1319Intro

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Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain long-term antibiotic treatment of Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses under certain circumstances; prohibiting ...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1313Intro

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Authorizing 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1233Intro

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Requiring the Division of Correction to provide screening for and access to private mediation between a certain inmate and an individual identified by the inmate as essential for the successful reentry of the inmate into society; requiring the Divisi...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1236Intro

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Establishing the Violent Crimes Special Prosecution Unit for Baltimore City in the Office of the Attorney General; providing that the purpose of the Unit is to prosecute violent crimes in Baltimore City, in coordination with local, State, and federal...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB708Intro

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Substituting 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
MDHB819Intro

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Prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from engaging in any practice that bases certain reimbursement for a prescription drug on patient outcomes, scores, or metrics under certain circumstances; prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from engaging ...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB601Intro

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Expanding the procedures for conducting an investigation or interrogation under certain circumstances that may lead to disciplinary action, demotion, or dismissal of a law enforcement officer; establishing an exception to an existing authorization fo...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB615Intro

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Prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from engaging in any practice that bases certain reimbursement for a prescription drug on patient outcomes, scores, or metrics under certain circumstances; prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from engaging ...
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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB614Intro

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Requiring 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
MDHB706Intro

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Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors to grow, process, and dispense medical cannabis if certain requirements are met; providing that an applicant for a dispensary grower...
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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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