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MDHB30PassAltering the maximum amount that may be charged to a public service company for a State fiscal year; requiring the Office of the People's Counsel to hire at least one assistant people's counsel to focus on environmental issues; authorizing the Office...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 607
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
MDSB83PassRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDHB298PassRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDHB581PassRequiring 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDHB565PassSpecifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a se...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 770
MDSB514PassSpecifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a se...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 769
MDHB780PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to establish and implement a State-Based Young Adult Health Insurance Subsidies Pilot Program to provide a means for young adults to reduce the amount they pay for health benefit plans in the individual ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 777
MDSB642PassClarifying the eligibility of certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System for certain death benefits when COVID-19 caused or contributed to the death of a member; requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension Sys...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 422
MDHB922PassClarifying the eligibility of certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System for certain death benefits when COVID-19 caused or contributed to the death of a member; requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension Sys...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 421
MDSB729PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to establish and implement a State-Based Young Adult Health Insurance Subsidies Pilot Program to provide a means for young adults to reduce the amount they pay for health benefit plans in the individual ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 778
MDHB607PassEstablishing the eligibility for State retiree health benefits for a retiree of the Judges' Retirement System and the retiree's spouse and dependent children when a retiree of the Judges' Retirement System retired at a mandatory retirement age with l...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 721
MDHB125VetoDeclaring certain findings of the General Assembly regarding the educational needs and the health and safety of student athletes; prohibiting a public institution of higher education or certain organizations from preventing a student athlete from ear...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB278VetoAltering the definition of "qualified position" for purposes of eligibility under the job creation tax credit program; altering the definition of "revitalization area" to include a certain Tier I county for purposes of the program; applying the Act t...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB836VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB741VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB589PassAltering the source of funding for certain required appropriations; altering the area in which certain raffle proceeds are required to be used; expanding the authorized uses of certain funds; establishing the Maternal and Child Health Population Heal...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
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
MDSB439PassDeclaring certain findings of the General Assembly regarding the educational needs and the health and safety of student athletes; prohibiting a public institution of higher education or certain organizations from preventing a student athlete from ear...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 138
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
MDSB3PassAltering 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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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 71
MDHB123PassAltering 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 counseling and treatment; prohib...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 70
MDSB120PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to adopt certain rules and regulations applicable to certain reinsurance arrangements; limiting the application of the rules and regulations to certain reinsurance; providing that the rules and regulati...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 104
MDSB893PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to open a special or other enrollment period for an individual who consents to share information through a certain system; establishing certain requirements for a certain enrollment period; authorizing t...
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2021-04-13
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 65
MDHB1002PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to open a special or other enrollment period for an individual who consents to share information through a certain system; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to begin implementing a system, by Se...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 49
MDSB837Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the implementation of advance care planning programs in the State; requiring each health insurance carrier to offer electronic advance directives to its members and enrollees during open enr...
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2021-03-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB603Intro

Sine Die
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
MDHB442Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-20
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB557Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1167Intro

Sine Die
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

Sine Die
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
MDHB810Intro

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "practice pharmacy" to include the ordering and administering of certain laboratory tests; and requiring, on or before January 1, 2022, the State Board of Pharmacy to adopt regulations to authorize pharmacists to order and ...
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2021-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1335Intro

Sine Die
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
MDHB1021Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing certain bonus or incentive-based compensation to include a certain two-sided incentive arrangement; authorizing a certain carrier to recoup funds paid to an eligible provider under a two-sided incentive arrangement that meets certain requ...
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2021-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB758Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing certain bonus or incentive-based compensation to include a certain two-sided incentive arrangement; authorizing a certain carrier to recoup funds paid to an eligible provider under a two-sided incentive arrangement that meets certain requ...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB932Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to the limitations of the State budget, to provide coverage for acupuncture services administered by health care practitioners who are licensed under Title 1A of the Health Occupations Articl...
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2021-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB218Intro

Sine Die
Requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometri...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB964Intro

Sine Die
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

Sine Die
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
MDSB706Intro

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Altering the definition of "practice pharmacy" to include the ordering and administering of certain laboratory tests; requiring, on or before January 1, 2022, the State Board of Pharmacy to adopt regulations to authorize pharmacists to order and admi...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB828Intro

Sine Die
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
MDSB493Intro

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Authorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution and payment of certain revenue in certain fiscal years; increasing the amount local governments are required to reimburse the State for certain services; etc.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB470Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Commission on Universal Health Care; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to develop a plan for the State to establish, on or before January 1, 2024, a universal health care p...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB634Intro

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Clarifying that, for purposes of provisions of law concerning health insurance, a chamber of commerce may be considered an association; repealing certain provisions of law that apply certain provisions of law governing small group market plans to hea...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB682Intro

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Requiring a carrier to make available to an individual enrolled in a Medicare supplement policy plan different Medicare supplement policy plans with certain benefits during the 30 days following the individual's birthday; prohibiting a carrier, for a...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB685Intro

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Authorizing the Health Education and Advocacy Unit in the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General to assist health care consumers in understanding direct primary care agreements; requiring certain primary care providers ...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1063Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a carrier to make available to an individual enrolled in a Medicare supplement policy plan different Medicare supplement policy plans with certain benefits during the 30 days following the individual's birthday; prohibiting a carrier, for a...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1319Intro

Sine Die
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
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