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MDHB17EnrollAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB403EnrollRequiring the Behavioral Health Administration to allow an eligible individual to request enrollment into a certain outpatient civil commitment pilot program; requiring the Administration to allow an immediate family member of an eligible individual ...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB371EngrossRequiring a dental practice to be owned, managed, or operated by a licensed dentist, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing an unlicensed person to take certain actions; prohibiting a licensed dentist from raising a certain defense in a certain a...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB426EnrollProviding that growers, processors, and dispensaries licensed under certain provisions of law are subject to the Maryland Antitrust Act and the Maryland Sales Below Cost Act; repealing the provision prohibiting the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB547IntroAuthorizing a certain formulary developed by the Naturopathic Doctors Formulary Council and adopted by the State Board of Physicians to include certain prescription drugs and devices; authorizing a licensed naturopathic doctor to dispense, order, or ...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB526EngrossAuthorizing a person, subject to certain limitations, to directly or indirectly advertise for or solicit business in the State for a diagnostic laboratory test or procedure ordered by a physician and performed by a medical laboratory that is certifie...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB598EnrollRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to the limitations of the State budget, to provide coverage for any medically appropriate drugs that are approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of hepati...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB600EnrollAltering the duties of the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to include the provision of certain resources for detecting sickle cell disease and supporting individuals with sickle cell disease; authorizing t...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB677EnrollRenaming the Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program in the State Department of Education to be the Hearing Aid and Language and Communication Video Loan Bank Program; requiring the Loan Bank to lend language and communication videos and certain downloadable r...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB759EngrossEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents, State and local governments, commercial health plans, health care providers, pharmacies licensed in the State, and other stakeholders within the health care system fro...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB795EnrollProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore City deputy sheriff for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than a certain number of weeks; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB742EnrollAltering the definition of "extraordinary medical expenses" to mean costs for medical treatment in excess of $250 in any calendar year under the child support guidelines; and applying the Act only to extraordinary medical expenses incurred on or afte...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB736IntroProhibiting former employees of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission and former commissioners of the Commission from being an owner or an employee of any business entity that holds a license under Title 13, Subtitle 33 of the Health - G...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1274EnrollEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund which consists of all revenue received by the State from any source resulting, directly or indirectly, from any judgement against or settlement with, opioid manufacturers, opioid ...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB881EngrossAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB768EnrollEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents and certain stakeholders from the high costs of prescription drug products; requiring the Board to collect data and identify prescription drug products that may cause a...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB940EngrossRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to conduct a study, in conjunction with the Maryland Health Care Commission and certain stakeholders, on the feasibility and desirability of allowing for an unregulated space in a hospital operatin...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (41-3)
MDHB962EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to the limitations of the State budget, to provide coverage for any medically appropriate drugs that are approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of hepati...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1217IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2020, to adopt certain regulations; req...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1174IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1160EnrollEstablishing the Breathe Easy East Baltimore Pilot Program in the Baltimore City Health Department to provide and study the effects of asthma remediation services on eligible households; requiring the Department, by July 1, 2020, to select eligible h...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB916EnrollProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a certain licensed physician from dispensing a topical medication; authorizing a physician to dispense a certain topical medication if the physician meets certain requirements; authorizing the ...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB944EnrollRequiring that regulations adopted under certain provisions of law regulating behavioral health programs include provisions authorizing a psychiatric nurse practitioner to serve as a medical director of a certain outpatient mental health center, incl...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1384EnrollRenaming the Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program in the State Department of Education to be the Hearing Aid and Language and Communication Video Loan Bank Program; requiring the Loan Bank to lend language and communication videos and certain downloadable r...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1420EnrollRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a fee-for-service payment pilot program; authorizing providers that provide waiver program services to certain eligible individuals with a developmental disability to participate in the pilot p...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB1043EnrollRequiring the juvenile court to conduct a hearing to review the status of a child placed in a qualified residential treatment program and make a certain determination within a certain period of time after the child enters the placement; requiring the...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB631EnrollRequiring an insurer, nonprofit health service plan, or health maintenance organization to use the most recent treatment criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine for addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions fo...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB766EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches under certain circumstances; requiring certain regulations adopted by a county board to inco...
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB852IntroEstablishing the Task Force on the Premature Discharge of Patients With Substance Use Disorders to study certain practices and procedures at certain facilities and to make recommendations on necessary changes to improve patient treatment, training fo...
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2019-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1288EnrollProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a certain physician from dispensing a certain topical medication; authorizing a physician to dispense a certain topical medication if the physician meets certain requirements and has obtained a...
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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1171IntroRequiring a certified alcohol and drug abuse program facility to provide a patient with a copy of certain records on the patient's request; requiring the members of a patient's ASAM criteria assessment team to meet with the patient for a certain purp...
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2019-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB116EnrollRequiring local correctional facilities to conduct an assessment of the mental health and substance use status of each inmate using evidence-based screenings and assessments to determine if a certain diagnosis is appropriate and if medication-assiste...
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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDSB299EnrollRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of certain minors to provide certain written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available to each tanning facility a notice...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB301EnrollRequiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with an interpreter, a translator, or other accommodation to provide assist...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB303EnrollRequiring an applicant to have graduated from at least a master's level program in acupuncture, or its equivalent, approved by certain entities to qualify for a license to practice acupuncture; altering the authority of the State Acupuncture Board to...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB447EnrollRepealing certain provisions of law requiring a therapeutically certified optometrist to refer a certain patient to an ophthalmologist under certain circumstances; altering the types of therapeutic pharmaceutical agents a therapeutically certified op...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB554EnrollAuthorizing the county executive or any governing body of a county, after consultation with the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners, to adopt certain ordinances or regulations relating to massage establishments; authorizing local health officers...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB796EnrollProhibiting certain members of the State Commission on Kidney Disease from having direct ownership of more than 30%, rather than any, in renal dialysis or kidney transplant centers that do business in the State; and reducing the minimum number of nam...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB796EnrollAuthorizing the establishment of local maternal mortality review teams in each county; requiring the local health officer to convene the local team under certain circumstances; establishing the purpose and duties of the local teams; authorizing the M...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB626PassExempting an increase or decrease in bed capacity from the certificate of need requirement if the increase or decrease will occur in a certain intermediate care facility that has a current license issued by the Secretary of Health, an existing genera...
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2019-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 15
MDSB940EnrollRepealing a provision of law exempting certain offices from certificate of need requirements under certain circumstances; providing that a certificate of need is required before the type or scope of any health care service is changed if the health ca...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB697EnrollProviding that a child conceived by means of assisted reproduction during the marriage of the child's mother with the consent of the mother's spouse is the legitimate child of both spouses for all purposes; providing that a child conceived by means o...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB592EnrollAltering the basic rights afforded to each resident of a comprehensive care facility and an extended care facility; requiring certain individuals to pursue certain assistance from the medical assistance program in a certain manner; requiring a facili...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB775EngrossStating the intention of the General Assembly that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services implement certain reforms at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women to the extent that funds are available in the State budget; incl...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB755IntroRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of Gabapentin by all prescribers and dispensers in the State; and requiring the Maryland Department of Health to submit a report on whether Gabapentin should...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB597IntroProhibiting a person from being considered to be practicing dentistry or violating certain provisions of law based solely on whether the person provides certain services or engages in certain acts; providing that certain provisions of law do not proh...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1122EnrollRequiring that regulations adopted under certain provisions of law regulating behavioral health programs include provisions authorizing a psychiatric nurse practitioner to serve as a medical director of a certain outpatient mental health center, incl...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1349EnrollExtending to August 1, 2019, the date by which the Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health are required to develop guidelines for public schools regarding health care services to students with sickle cell disease; extending the ...
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2019-04-04
Returned Passed
MDHB738EnrollAltering a certain provision of law to provide that a general license to practice dental hygiene authorizes the licensee to practice dental hygiene under the general supervision of a licensed dentist in certain facilities, rather than only in a long-...
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2019-04-04
Returned Passed
MDHB519EnrollProviding that a child conceived by means of assisted reproduction during the marriage of the child's mother with the consent of the mother's spouse is the legitimate child of both spouses for all purposes; providing that a child conceived by means o...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
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