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MDSB82EngrossRenaming the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to be the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists; requirin...
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2021-04-10
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB581EngrossRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (31-15)
MDSB494VetoAuthorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than a certain minimum term; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; authorizing an i...
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2021-04-10
Overridden (88-49)
MDSB84EnrollAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; prohibiting a pharmacist from administering a maintenance injectable medication unless the pharmacist p...
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2021-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDHB811EngrossRequiring certain individuals employed by federal agencies to comply with certain provisions of law; establishing that an applicant to obtain a certified social worker license is required to meet certain requirements by December 31, 2023; altering th...
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2021-04-09
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB1287EngrossAuthorizing 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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2021-04-09
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB135EnrollAuthorizing 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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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB857EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Center to monitor and analyze its models, plans, policies, strategies, prog...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1280EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB3EnrollAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, is required to provide through telehealth; requiring that certain services provided under the Program include certain counseling and treatment...
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2021-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB852EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a reentry kit that includes clothing, an identification card, contact information on reentry services, information on Medicaid and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, and tra...
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2021-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB605EnrollRequiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of tr...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB1243EnrollRequiring that the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration's annual report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State include certain information relating to outpatient and substance-related disorders program se...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDSB164EnrollRequiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of tr...
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2021-03-29
Returned Passed
MDSB520EnrollRequiring that the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration's annual report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State include certain information relating to outpatient and substance-related disorders program se...
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2021-03-29
Returned Passed
MDSB597EnrollRequiring certain individuals employed by federal agencies to comply with certain provisions of law; establishing that an applicant to obtain a certified social worker license is required to meet certain requirements by December 31, 2023; altering th...
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2021-03-29
Returned Passed
MDSB646EnrollAuthorizing 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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2021-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB947IntroAltering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment program by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify eligibility for a...
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2021-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB643EngrossAltering a certain definition of "absconding" to include leaving an inpatient residential treatment facility that an individual was placed in under a court order for certain drug or alcohol treatment without the permission of a certain administrator.
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1258IntroDeclaring certain findings related to Health Enterprise Zones; requiring the Governor to include $68,000,000 in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2023 for waiting list services for individuals with developmental disabilities; requiring the Secre...
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2021-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB184EngrossAltering the application of the Maryland Transit Administration's reduced fare program for opioid treatment program patients by prohibiting participation by a treatment program that was subject to a license suspension or revocation, approval of a set...
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2021-03-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1041IntroRequiring each health occupations board to request certain information from certain applicants and health care practitioners before issuing, renewing, or reinstating certain licenses, certificates, or registrations; requiring each health occupations ...
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2021-03-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB936IntroRequiring 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
MDSB456IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB502IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the man...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB259IntroReorganizing State government by establishing Bowie State University, Coppin State University, and University of Maryland Eastern Shore as independent universities; prohibiting the inclusion of Bowie State University, Coppin State University, and Uni...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB233EngrossRenaming the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to be the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists; requirin...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB396IntroAuthorizing 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
MDHB534IntroEstablishing 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
MDHB1125IntroRequiring 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
MDHB434IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide health care services appropriately delivered through telehealth, including services provided using an audio-only call; altering a certain provision of law ...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB486IntroRequiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers at certain intervals; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB29IntroAltering certain circumstances to allow a petition for an emergency evaluation to be made for certain individuals who have a substance use disorder; altering a certain exception to allow for the invountary admission of certain individuals who have a ...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB431IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB535IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB551IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to include certain health care providers and programs when specifying by regulation the t...
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2021-01-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB332IntroAltering the definition of "contract" for purposes of certain provisions of law requiring disclosure of campaign contributions by persons doing public business to include a certain Medicaid reimbursement contract with a for-profit substance abuse and...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB32IntroAltering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a civil offense for use or possession of a certain amount of cannabis for a person of at l...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB488IntroMaking certain violations relating to the use or possession of certain de minimis quantities of certain controlled dangerous substances a civil offense rather than a misdemeanor; applying penalties for a first or second finding of guilt involving the...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB235IntroRequiring that a certain pregnant incarcerated individual be screened for substance use disorder at intake using a validated screening tool; requiring that a certain pregnant incarcerated individual be referred immediately to a behavioral health care...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB393IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to include certain health care providers and programs when specifying by regulation the t...
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2021-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB399IntroAltering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment programs by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify eligibility for ...
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2021-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB402IntroAltering a certain definition of "absconding" to include leaving a facility that an individual was placed in for certain drug or alcohol treatment without the permission of a certain administrator.
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB161IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding barriers to providing mental health services on campus, the use of telemedicine, video confere...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB244IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding barriers to providing mental health services on campus, the use of telemedicine, video confere...
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2021-01-04
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB355IntroRequiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2022, an individual complete 60 hours of initial training...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB279IntroAuthorizing 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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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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