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MDSB28PassAltering the required contents of the home-and community-based services waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; requiring the Department, if it maintains a waiting list for the waiver, ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738
MDSB15PassAltering, from 3 to 4 years after an offense was committed, the statute of limitations for certain prosecutions related to violations of State election laws; imposing certain restrictions related to candidacies, political committee positions, and ele...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 642
MDHB220PassRequiring the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners to maintain on the Board's website an electronic roster of individuals registered and licensed to practice massage therapy; phasing out the option for an individual to be registered by the Board ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 705
MDSB37PassRequiring the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners to maintain on the Board's website an electronic roster of individuals registered and licensed to practice massage therapy; phasing out the option for an individual to be registered by the Board ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 706
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
MDHB213PassAltering the definition of a "health information exchange" as used in provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records; and providing that regulations governing the privacy and security of protected health information obtained or re...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 718
MDHB219PassAltering the types of health care practitioners with whom a dental hygienist must consult before providing certain treatment to a dental patient to include a patient's registered nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, or licensed certified midw...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677
MDHB218PassEstablishing a separate category of certified dialysis technicians to be certified by the State Board of Nursing; repealing the requirement that a dialysis technician be a certified nursing assistant except under certain circumstances; altering the c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 681
MDHB222PassRequiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on an interstate highway in a rural area to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuance of a citation for a viola...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 565
MDSB244PassRequiring, beginning January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide coverage for self-measured blood pressure monitoring.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 670
MDSB293PassAuthorizing a title insurer to conduct a required annual review of a title insurance producer in person, remotely by using mail, overnight delivery, or electronic means, or by a combination of in-person and remote methods.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 701
MDSB317PassIncreasing the maximum fees from $4 to $25 for an original notarial act and, subject to certain regulations, to $50 for performance of a notarial act using communication technology; repealing a certain prohibition on performing a notarial act using c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 715
MDSB306PassAltering the types of health care practitioners with whom a dental hygienist must consult before providing certain treatment to a dental patient to include a patient's registered nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, or licensed certified midw...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 678
MDHB331PassRequiring that an ordinance adopted by a county or municipality to regulate amateur radio station antenna structures may not preclude amateur radio communications, must accommodate amateur radio communications, and must constitute the minimum practic...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 638
MDHB534PassRequiring, beginning January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide coverage for self-measured blood pressure monitoring.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 669
MDHB663PassIncreasing the maximum fees from $4 to $25 for an original notarial act and, subject to certain regulations, to $50 for performance of a notarial act using communication technology; repealing a certain prohibition on performing a notarial act using c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 714
MDHB637PassAuthorizing a title insurer to conduct a required annual review of a title insurance producer in person, remotely by using mail, overnight delivery, or electronic means, or by a combination of in-person and remote methods.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 700
MDHB694PassRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, in coordination with the Department of Human Services, the State designated exchange, the Office of the Comptroller, and the Maryland Hospital Association, to develop a process for identifying pat...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 683
MDSB559PassAuthorizing the use of supported decision making to assist an adult through the provision of certain support for the adult in making, communicating, or effectuating certain decisions and preventing the need for the appointment of certain substitute d...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 631
MDSB506PassEstablishing the Therapeutic Child Care Grant Program to provide grants to providers specializing in child care and early childhood education to children under the age of 6 years who have delays in development, physical disabilities, or delays in soc...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 498
MDHB662PassAltering the membership and staffing of the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the Governor to appoint the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy; and requiring the Governor, in fiscal year 2023 and each fiscal year thereaft...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 627
MDHB725PassEstablishing the Therapeutic Child Care Grant Program to provide grants to providers specializing in child care and early childhood education to children under the age of 6 years who have delays in development, physical disabilities, or delays in s...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 499
MDSB700PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish the Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup to develop a public awareness campaign on preventing workplace violence in health care settings and to create a ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 519
MDHB1023PassRequiring the Department of State Police to collect, analyze, and disseminate, and law enforcement agencies to submit to the Department, certain information about law enforcement employees; altering the information that law enforcement agencies are r...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 508
MDHB1020PassRequiring the Developmental Disabilities Administration to establish and provide training materials to coordinators of community services on self-directed services; requiring coordinators of community services to educate a certain recipient on all mo...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDSB868PassRequiring the Developmental Disabilities Administration to establish and provide training materials to coordinators of community services on self-directed services; requiring coordinators of community services to educate a certain recipient on all mo...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 737
MDSB878PassAltering a provision of law providing that a trustee seeking a release of the trustee from liability for administration of a trust send a certain interested party from whom the trustee is seeking the release a certain report; providing for the submis...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 633
MDHB1049PassAltering a provision of law requiring that a trustee seeking a release of the trustee from liability for administration of a trust send a certain interested party from whom the trustee is seeking the release a certain report; providing for the submis...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 632
MDHB1082PassDesignating the University of Maryland Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy as the State's Consumer Health Information Hub; requiring State and local agencies to use plain language in public communications about health, safety, and social ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 679
MDSB709PassEstablishing the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Alternative Therapies Fund to support the study of the effectiveness of and improving access to alternative therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain in...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 731
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
MDHB1253PassUpdating certain statutory references to the authority of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission and its Executive Director; clarifying certain authority to regulate and enforce certain matters relating to certain products and the tobacco tax; authorizin...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 743
MDHB108VetoRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to procure or provide for electricity customers energy efficiency and conservation programs and services designed to achieve an annual incremental gross energy savings of at least 0.4% sta...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB86VetoRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB145VetoAuthorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a stop work order for each work site where the Commissioner has made an initial determination that a contractor or subcontractor may have violated the prevailing wage requirements; requiring...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB141VetoRequiring that equity be considered when State transportation plans, reports, and goals are developed; altering the membership of the advisory committee on State transportation goals; requiring the Department of Transportation, in collaboration with ...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB180VetoExtending from September 30, 2022, to June 30, 2030, the termination date of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and other provisions of law related to the Compact; and requiring the State Board of Physicians to include an update on the status o...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB524VetoRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to procure or provide for electricity customers energy efficiency and conservation programs and services designed to achieve an annual incremental gross energy savings of at least 0.4% sta...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1051VetoEstablishing the Howard County and Montgomery County Adult Day Health Care Services Pilot Program in Howard County and Montgomery County to integrate the provision of medical adult day care services, home health care services, and medical services pr...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1163VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools to pr...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1346VetoEstablishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology (DoIT); establishing the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council to study aspects of the State's cybersecurity vulnerabilities and procurement potentia...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1389VetoRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish the Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup to develop a public awareness campaign on preventing workplace violence in health care settings and to create a ...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1482VetoRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in eligible accounts to determine the extent to which these funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Trustees...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB362VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools, unde...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB92PassRequiring the court in an action to partition real property to determine the market value of the property unless the court makes certain determinations; and establishing procedures for the purchase of interests in real property by cotenants, for the ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 402
MDHB163PassRequiring the State Highway Administration or the Maryland Transit Administration, when giving certain notice to a property owner or posts certain notice to property, to send a copy of a certain notice to the General Assembly members who represent th...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 348
MDSB59PassRequiring the Maryland Transportation Authority to waive certain civil penalties assessed for certain toll violations under certain circumstances; and requiring the Authority to reimburse certain civil penalties paid in error and notify certain indiv...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 448
MDHB246PassAltering from 1 year to 3 years the period of time a public body is required to retain a certain notice and a certain written statement under the Open Meetings Act; and requiring a public body, to the extent practicable, to post a certain written clo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 345
MDSB373PassRequiring the State Highway Administration or the Maryland Transit Administration, when it gives certain notice to a property owner or posts certain notice to property, to send a copy of a certain notice to the General Assembly members who represent ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 347
MDSB458PassRequiring the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Teachers and State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans to consider using minority business enterprises for investment advisor and fund manager services; requiring the Board to use the Office of Stat...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 392
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