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MDSB166PassRequiring a provider to meet certain requirements, maintain up-to-date certification as required by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, and hold adequate liability insurance in order to provide doula services in the Program; and requiring the Pr...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 726
MDSB568PassProhibiting certain overdose information reported by an emergency medical services provider or the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems from being obtained by a law enforcement officer as part of a criminal investigation or prose...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 517
MDHB766PassAuthorizing certain core service agencies, local behavioral health authorities, and local addictions authorities to approve certain funding for certain youths' educational costs incurred during admission to residential treatment centers for certain m...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 500
MDHB1222PassEstablishing the Baltimore City Behavioral Health Crisis Incident Review Team to examine behavioral health crises that involve interaction with law enforcement in Baltimore City and recommend and facilitate changes to minimize the need for law enforc...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 676
MDSB394PassAuthorizing certain emergency medical services providers to offer opioid overdose reversal drugs approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration to individuals who received treatment for a nonfatal drug overdose or were evaluated by a crisis eva...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 239
MDHB794PassEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council in the Maryland Department of Health to provide specific findings and recommendations regarding the allocation of money from the Opioid Restitution Fund; and altering the permissible uses for ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 270
MDHB971PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health and the Behavioral Health Administration to ensure that the delivery system for specialty mental health services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program has an adequate network of providers available ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDSB196PassExtending the termination date for certain provisions of law requiring the Secretary of Health to examine and report on fatal overdoses involving opioids and other controlled substances; and altering the requirements relating to the examination and r...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 223
MDSB763PassRequiring the Division of Parole and Probation to report certain information annually to the General Assembly; requiring a certain annual report by the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to identify certain information for crimes of viole...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 141
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
MDSB228PassAltering certain purposes of the Maryland Corps Program by allowing participants to transition to the workforce as well as to higher education institutions; requiring that Program funds be used to expand the Chesapeake Conservation Corps and the Mary...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 37
MDHB786Engross

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Prohibiting certain overdose information reported by an emergency medical services provider or the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems from being obtained by a law enforcement officer as part of a criminal investigation or prose...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB837PassRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in consultation with certain stakeholders, to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State by March 1, 2023; altering certain provisions relating to penalties, charging procedures...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
MDSB460Engross

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Establishing that the Health Education Unit in the Office of the Attorney General is the State's office of consumer assistance under a certain federal law; establishing the Consumer Health Access Program for Mental Health and Addiction Care to assist...
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2022-04-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB833Engross

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Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1010Intro

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Requiring a circuit court for a county sitting as the juvenile court to order a child to enter a State-licensed substance abuse treatment program under certain circumstances; and requiring the Department of Juvenile Services to provide substance abus...
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2022-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB699Engross

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Requiring the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to include certain resources and materials on grief on the Office's website; authorizing the use of funds from the Opioid Restitution Fund to support the Office Behavioral Health Administration in pr...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB865Intro

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Altering certain requirements related to the provision of information regarding opioid use disorder by the Maryland Department of Health, the prescribing of opioids, and the filling of prescriptions for monitored prescription drugs; establishing cert...
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2022-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1226Intro

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Prohibiting, on and after January 1, 2027, a person from disposing of a mattress in a landfill; prohibiting a person from burning or incinerating a mattress as an alternative means of disposal, subject to certain exceptions; requiring certain produce...
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2022-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1029Intro

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Establishing the Access to Mental Health Advisory Committee within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to study the policies and procedures regarding access to mental health services for students, examine the challenges for certain institutions ...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1335Intro

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Prohibiting health care providers from administering a drug or alcohol test or screen to pregnant and perinatal patients and newborn infants, except under certain circumstances; and requiring that a certain form provided by the Maryland Department of...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1407Intro

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Requiring 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, 2023, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1429Intro

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Establishing requirements for the collection and dissemination of certain information relating to the Office of the State's Attorney in each county and Baltimore City, coordinated in a certain manner by the Administrative Office of the Courts and the...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB319Intro

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Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day as part of a global event that aims to raise awareness of drug overdoses, reduce the stigma of drug-related death, and acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends ...
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2022-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB916Intro

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Requiring public institutions of higher education with behavioral health programs to offer courses in a manner that maximizes the number and types of students who may participate and coordinate with other public institutions of higher education; and ...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1387Intro

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Requiring the Department of State Police to establish certain emergency dispatcher classifications; and establishing certain compensation levels and employment requirements for emergency dispatcher classifications.
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2022-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1058Intro

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Establishing the Justice and Public Health Prioritization Council to develop, and take other actions related to the development of, a statewide framework of sentencing and correction policies to further reduce the State's incarcerated population, re...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1054Intro

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Making 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; altering a certain provision of law to require a court to order a perso...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1120Intro

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Requiring that a pregnant incarcerated individual be screened for substance use disorder at intake, referred to health care providers, and provided with certain medications and treatment; requiring a correctional unit to arrange for health insurance ...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1342Intro

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Legalizing the possession and use of a certain amount of cannabis by a person of at least a certain age; providing for expungement of records, dismissal of charges, and commutation of sentences in certain cases involving cannabis-related charges; pro...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB937Intro

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Establishing the Access to Mental Health Advisory Committee within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to study the policies and procedures regarding access to mental health services for students, examine the challenges for certain institutions ...
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2022-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB100Intro

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Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day.
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB692Intro

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Legalizing the use and possession of a certain amount of cannabis by an individual who is at least 21 years of age; providing for the clearing of criminal records and disposition of certain charges relating to the use and possession of cannabis; and ...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB843Intro

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Prohibiting health care providers from administering a drug or alcohol test or screen to pregnant and perinatal patients and newborn infants, except under certain circumstances; and requiring that a certain form provided by the Maryland Department of...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB784Intro

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Making 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; altering a certain provision of law to require a court to order a perso...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB653Intro

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Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to require certain persons who are convicted of, or granted probation before judgment for, certain criminal offenses related to driving while impaired by alcohol, a drug or drug combination or a combination ...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB517Intro

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Establishing the Consumer Health Access Program for Mental Health and Addiction Care to assist State residents in accessing mental health and substance use disorder services under public and private health insurance and address insurance-related barr...
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2022-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB656Intro

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Authorizing certain core service agencies, local behavioral health authorities, and local addictions authorities to approve certain funding for certain youths' educational costs incurred during admission to residential treatment centers under certain...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB408Intro

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Authorizing certain emergency medical services providers to dispense naloxone to individuals who received treatment for a nonfatal drug overdose or were evaluated by a crisis evaluation team; requiring certain community services programs, certain pri...
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2022-02-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB557Intro

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Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to require certain persons who are convicted of, or granted probation before judgment for, certain criminal offenses related to driving while impaired by alcohol, a drug or drug combination or a combination ...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB765Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Medical Assistance Program Doula Program to provide doula services to program recipients who are pregnant or postpartum; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Doula Program; requiring a provider to me...
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2022-02-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB407Intro

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Authorizing the Secretary of Health to declare a health care staffing shortage emergency in the State; requiring each health occupations board to establish processes for the issuance of initial licenses, temporary licenses, and temporary practice let...
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2022-01-28
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB337Intro

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Authorizing a defendant, on conviction of a certain crime, to file a motion requesting that the court consider the defendant's status as the primary caretaker of a child or vulnerable adult in determining the sentence for the crime; and establishing ...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB443Intro

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Altering certain purposes of the Maryland Corps Program; establishing that the Program is exempt from certain provisions of law relating to procurement but is subject to a certain review by the Office of Legislative Audits; altering the membership of...
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2022-01-27
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB407Intro

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Authorizing the Secretary of Health to declare a health care staffing shortage emergency in the State; requiring each health occupations board to establish processes for the issuance of initial licenses, temporary licenses, and temporary practice let...
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2022-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB277Intro

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Requiring the Division of Correction within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to exchange correctional services data with the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; requiring the Division to establish the duration of data retention; ...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB336Intro

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Requiring 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, 2023, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB339Intro

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Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide an inmate with a reentry kit and assistance in obtaining Medicaid benefits; expanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court; authorizing a court to releas...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB287Intro

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Altering a certain definition of "absconding", as it relates to parole and probation, 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 th...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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