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MDHB149Intro
25%
Extending the time period during which a health care provider is prohibited from destroying medical records and laboratory and X-ray reports and altering the circumstances under which the health care provider can destroy a record or report during tha...
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2024-03-04
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB786Intro
25%
Authorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to waive certain education requirements for certain applicants for a limited license to practice dentistry who provide dental services for adults.
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2024-03-04
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB759Intro
25%
Requiring advanced practice registered nurses practicing as an advanced practice registered nurse in the State to notify patients in writing if the nurse does not maintain professional liability insurance coverage or if the coverage has lapsed and no...
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2024-03-04
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB757Intro
25%
Authorizing a supervised medical graduate to provide delegated duties under direct supervision in accordance with regulations adopted by the State Board of Physicians; and repealing the termination of certain provisions of law relating to delegation ...
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2024-03-04
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB874Intro
25%
Extending, from October 1, 2024, to July 1, 2026, the date by which individuals must be licensed by the State Board of Long-Term Care Administrators before practicing as an assisted living manager in the State; altering the requirements for the manag...
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2024-03-04
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB1094Intro
25%
Authorizing a community-based organization to establish an overdose prevention site pilot program with the approval of the Maryland Department of Health and in consultation with the local health department; requiring a program to acquire gas chromato...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1132Intro
25%
Authorizing pharmaceutical manufacturers and representatives of pharmaceutical manufacturers to engage in the truthful promotion of off-label uses for drugs, biological products, and devices; and prohibiting certain persons from taking certain enforc...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1099Intro
25%
Authorizing certain veterinary practitioners and veterinary technicians to compound prescription drugs under certain circumstances; requiring a veterinary clinic or hospital that carries out compounding to establish certain policies and keep certain ...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB146Engross
50%
Authorizing certain health occupations boards to adopt regulations establishing reciprocity for individuals licensed or certified in another state or jurisdiction.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB127Engross
50%
Establishing the Nonoccupational Postexposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) Standing Order Program to authorize pharmacists and health care providers to prescribe or dispense nPEP under certain circumstances; and authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB152Engross
50%
Requiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to conduct a study of the environmental and public health impacts of deathcare and funeral practices in the Stat...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB119Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "legally protected health care" to include certain gender-affirming treatment, including medications and supplies, for the purposes of certain provisions of law that prohibit health occupations disciplinary actions and cert...
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2024-03-01
Motion Special Order until 3/5 (Senator Hershey) Adopted
MDSB175Engross
50%
Requiring an applicant for a license to practice optometry and certain applicants for the renewal of a license to submit to a criminal history records check obtained from the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository of the Department of...
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2024-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB221Engross
50%
Authorizing certain health occupations boards to adopt regulations establishing reciprocity for individuals licensed or certified in another state.
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2024-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB103Engross
50%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to study the feasibility of including removable full and partial dentures and setting adequate reimbursement rates for providers on a per-patient basis for house calls and extended care facility calls among...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB380Engross
50%
Prohibiting the State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board from requiring an applicant to provide proof that the applicant is lawfully present in the United States or have a Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number as a c...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB374Engross
50%
Prohibiting the State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board from requiring an applicant to provide proof that the applicant is lawfully present in the United States or have a Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number as a c...
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2024-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB576Engross
50%
Requiring a peace officer, when the peace officer receives a petition for emergency evaluation for an individual, to transport the emergency evaluee to a nearby emergency facility, rather than the nearest emergency facility; authorizing a psychiatric...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB628Engross
50%
Altering the licensure requirements that the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists may waive, and the circumstances under which the requirements may be waived, for applicants for a license to practice clinical marriage and family ther...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB600Engross
50%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to study the feasibility of including removable full and partial dentures and setting adequate reimbursement rates for providers on a per-patient basis for house calls and extended care facility calls among...
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2024-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB755Engross
50%
Altering the membership of the State Board of Social Work Examiners; and repealing obsolete references to certified social worker licenses.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB996Engross
50%
Requiring advanced practice registered nurses practicing as an advanced practice registered nurse in the State to notify patients in writing if the nurse does not maintain professional liability insurance coverage or if the coverage has lapsed and no...
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2024-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1106Intro
25%
Correcting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; providing that this Act is not intended to affect any ...
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2024-02-29
Second Reading Passed
MDSB180Engross
50%
Requiring each county board of education and authorizing nonpublic schools to update their policies to require school nurses and school personnel to complete certain training before they are authorized to administer auto-injectable epinephrine to cer...
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2024-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB352Intro
25%
Altering or repealing certain required appropriations; authorizing the use of certain funds for certain purposes; altering the funding formula for community colleges and the State aid program for private nonprofit institutions of higher education; au...
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2024-02-27
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1439Intro
25%
Altering the purpose, contents, and sources of the funding of the Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund; altering the methodology used to determine eligibility for disbursements from the Fund; altering the amount of the motor vehicle registration s...
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2024-02-27
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB34Engross
50%
Entering into the Social Work Licensure Compact for the purpose of authorizing regulated social workers who hold interstate compact licenses to practice social work in member states; establishing requirements for multistate licensure; establishing th...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB189Engross
50%
Requiring residential service agencies to submit certain reports to the Maryland Department of Labor regarding wage rates for personal care aides on or before September 1 each year, beginning in 2025; and requiring the Maryland Department of Health t...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB378Engross
50%
Requiring that an individual shall have received at a minimum a degree from a college or university accredited by an educational accrediting association as required by the Commission on Dietetic Registration to be licensed as a dietician-nutritionist...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB381Engross
50%
Requiring an applicant for a license to practice optometry and certain applicants for the renewal of a license to submit to a criminal history records check obtained from the Criminal Justice Information Central Repository of the Department of Public...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB425Engross
50%
Entering into the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact; establishing criteria for participating states; authorizing an advanced practice registered nurse to practice in a party state under certain scope of practice rules; establishing the Inter...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB863Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to study options for upgrading the licensing and telephone systems used by the State Board of Nursing and submit to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Health and Government Operations Committee an a...
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2024-02-26
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB106Engross
50%
Altering the membership of the State Board of Social Work Examiners; and repealing obsolete references to certified social worker licenses.
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2024-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB197Engross
50%
Authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to reimburse a residential service agency for personal assistance services only if the personal assistance services are provided by an individual classified as an employee.
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2024-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB409Engross
50%
Altering the licensure requirements that the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists may waive, and the circumstances under which the requirements may be waived, for applicants for a license to practice clinical marriage and family ther...
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2024-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1388Intro
25%
Applying to certain veterinary and health care professionals certain provisions of law stating that certain noncompete and conflict of interest provisions in certain employment contracts are null and void as being against the public policy of the Sta...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB39Engross
50%
Authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to reimburse a residential service agency for personal assistance services only if the personal assistance services are provided by an individual classified as an employee.
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2024-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1182Intro
25%
Applying to certain veterinary and health care professionals certain provisions of law stating that certain noncompete and conflict of interest provisions in certain employment contracts are null and void as being against the public policy of the Sta...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB642Intro
25%
Requiring professional and occupational regulatory boards to issue licenses, certifications, and registrations to individuals who complete an apprenticeship program that is established under the Maryland Apprenticeships in Licensed Occupations Act, p...
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2024-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB242Engross
50%
Continuing the State Board of Social Work Examiners in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act by extending to July 1, 2028, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Board; and...
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2024-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1498Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from aiding or abetting the unauthorized practice of massage therapy; and providing penalties for a first violation of the Act of a fine of up to $5,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 1 year and for a subsequent offense, a fine of...
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2024-02-16
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1497Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "practice massage therapy" to include, subject to certain education and training requirements, instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation techniques that enhance or imitate manual techniques; altering the circumstances un...
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2024-02-16
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB858Intro
25%
Prohibiting a qualified provider from performing or inducing an abortion on a pregnant woman within a certain period of time after the woman receives certain ultrasound imaging; establishing certain requirements related to the performance of a certai...
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2024-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1412Intro
25%
Establishing the Abortion Care Access Grant Program to provide grants to improve access to abortion care services for individuals in the State; establishing the Abortion Care Access Grant Program Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide grants u...
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2024-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB362Intro
25%
Altering or repealing certain required appropriations; authorizing the use of certain funds for certain purposes; altering the funding formula for community colleges and the State aid program for private nonprofit institutions of higher education; au...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1171Intro
25%
Repealing the prohibition on the sale of certain contraceptives by means of a vending machine or other automatic device; and authorizing registered nurses to provide, without a prescription, nonprescription drugs and devices in a local health departm...
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2024-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1121Intro
25%
Requiring a licensed health care provider who prescribes or dispenses an opioid or an opioid overdose reversal drug, to provide certain information to the individual receiving the prescription; and authorizing a pharmacist to comply with the requirem...
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2024-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1155Intro
25%
Requiring hospitals to establish and maintain certain protocols and capacity related to the treatment of patients who are being treated for an opioid-related overdose; requiring hospitals to connect patients who are administered or prescribed medicat...
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2024-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1476Intro
25%
Requiring the Governor to appoint the licensed audiologist members to the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists from a list submitted by the Maryland Academy of Audiology...
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2024-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB934Intro
25%
Establishing a licensing and regulatory system for the practice of limited licensed radiologic technology under the State Board of Physicians; and altering the composition of the Radiation Therapy, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Radiology ...
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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