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MDHB36IntroRequiring, by October 1, 2022, a producer of certain packaging, containers, and paper products to individually or as part of a stewardship organization submit a covered materials and products stewardship plan to the Department of the Environment for ...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB262IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology to conduct a certain review of certain information technology platforms used by certain health occupations boards and make certain recommendations on the feasibility and cost of developing a certain ...
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2021-01-26
Second Reading Passed
MDHB485IntroEstablishing the Public-Private Partnership Oversight Review Board; requiring a certain reporting agency to include in presolicitation reports for public-private partnerships with a total value that exceeds $500,000,000 presolicitation reports of cer...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB255IntroProhibiting a credit services business, its employees, and independent contractors from attempting to remove or advising a consumer to remove certain information from the consumer's credit report, calling or sending certain communications to certain ...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB67IntroAuthorizing a paramedic to administer a vaccination included on the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention if the services are under the direction of a certain entity or a certain physician...
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2021-01-26
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB737IntroAltering the definition of "contagious disease or virus" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the notification of a possible exposure of certain emergency services personnel to include 2019-nCoV; extending certain notification requ...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB697IntroRequiring a court to shield certain court records relating to an action involving certain residential property on the commencement of the action; requiring a court to cease shielding certain records if the court issues a warrant of restitution or war...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB570IntroAltering the definition of "contagious disease or virus" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the notification of a possible exposure of certain emergency services personnel to include 2019-nCoV; extending certain notification requ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB701IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain boards that are authorized to take actions against persons who knowingly fail to report suspected child abuse with a list of courses relating to the obligation to report child abuse and ...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB738IntroAltering the deadlines by which a certificate of candidacy for a successor candidate for Governor or Lieutenant Governor must be filed under certain circumstances; altering the day by which a certain statement regarding certain statewide questions to...
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2021-01-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB736IntroEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB722IntroRequiring a certain certification agency, in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, to contract with an independent consultant to conduct a review of the "Business Disparities in the Maryland Market Area" study completed on February 8,...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB741IntroRemoving the Deputy Director of the Maryland Environmental Service as a designated officer of the Service and instead authorizing the Board of Directors of the Service to appoint a Deputy Director to assist the Director in a certain manner; providing...
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2021-01-26
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB695IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections to study and make recommendations regarding certain requirements that need to be met to implement a system that provides the public with real-time access to the contributions made to and expenditures made by a c...
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2021-01-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB706IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors to grow, process, and dispense medical cannabis if certain requirements are met; providing that an applicant for a dispensary grower...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB575IntroRemoving the Deputy Director of the Maryland Environmental Service as a designated officer of the Service and instead authorizing the Board of Directors of the Service to appoint a Deputy Director to assist the Director in a certain manner; providing...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB571IntroEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB435IntroRepealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration, under certain circumstances, suspend the registration of a motor vehicle that incurs a certain toll violation; etc.
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2021-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB441IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to increase by a certain amount certain funding to certain recipients of services funded through the Developmental Disabilities Administration under certain circumstances; requiring the Developmental Disabi...
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB425IntroEstablishing the Workgroup on Screening Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to update, improve, and develop certain screening tools, submit certain scr...
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2021-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB85IntroCreating the Governor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to establish a network of neighborhood-based centers providing immigrant services, assist immigrants in certain matters, assist law enforcement in combatting crimes against immigrants, and promote c...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB66IntroEstablishing the Office of Digital Inclusion in the Department of Housing and Community Development to ensure that every resident of the State is supported by high-quality broadband Internet service at an affordable price and has the tools necessary ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB108IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain certain response standards that minimize law enforcement interaction for individuals in crisis; altering ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB276IntroRequiring a congregate care facility to allow a patient's or resident's family member to visit the patient or resident under certain circumstances; requiring a congregate care facility to allow for an alternate means of communication with the patient...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB542IntroRequiring the Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to be responsible for coordinating State and local efforts to build resilience to risks identified in the Maryland Hazard Mitigation Plan; provid...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB469IntroRequiring the State, for certain construction projects and major renovation projects proposed after December 31, 2021, to require that the project be designed, engineered, and constructed in a manner that allows the roof to withstand the weight of so...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB540IntroEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB463IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to designate certain areas as Health Equity Resource Communities in a certain manner; specifying that the purpose of establishing Health Equity Resource Communities is to reduce health disparities, improve health out...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB581IntroRequiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers for each pay period; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during a...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 11:00 am]
To House Economic Matters 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
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
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
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB533IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB514IntroRequiring a hospital to submit annually a certain report to the Health Services Cost Review Commission at a certain time; requiring the Commission to post certain information on its website; altering the required contents of a hospital's policy on th...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB522IntroEstablishing 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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2021-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB523IntroAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of certain courses, provide certain information on certain courses at ...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB600IntroAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of certain courses, provide certain information on certain courses at ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB525IntroRequiring the Baltimore City centralized booking facility to disseminate certain written information on voter registration and instructions directly to each eligible voter incarcerated in the facility; requiring the local board of elections for Balti...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB657IntroProhibiting a credit services business, its employees, and independent contractors from attempting to remove or advising a consumer to remove certain information from the consumer's credit report, calling or sending certain communications to certain ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB652IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document concerning the application of employee protection laws to personal care aides em...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB377IntroEstablishing the Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment; requiring the Commission to study certain matters regarding student behavioral health and mental health treatment and make recommendations on actions necessary to i...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB548IntroEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
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
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
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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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB603IntroRequiring 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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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB134IntroProviding that certain licenses to manufacture, sell, buy, and store cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices do not authorize the licensee to or to attempt to manufacture, ship, import, or sell into or within the State a fl...
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2021-01-20
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB207IntroAltering a certain provision of law requiring that a nursing home provide certain notification regarding a change in condition of a resident to the resident and, if applicable, the resident's representative or interested family member to require the ...
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2021-01-20
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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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2021-01-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB416IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a c...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB426IntroAuthorizing the holder of a Class 9 limited distillery license and a 6-day Class D beer, wine, and liquor license to apply to the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City to convert the existing Class D license to a 7-day Class D beer, wine,...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB586IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2021-01-20
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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