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MDHB118PassRequiring the State Department of Education and each county board of education to adopt an attendance policy for public school students that treats an absence due to a student's behavioral health needs the same as an absence due to illness or another...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 554
MDSB705PassProhibiting certain public agencies from using seclusion as a behavioral health intervention for a student; prohibiting a public agency from using physical restraint and a nonpublic school from using physical restraint or seclusion as a behavioral he...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 562
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)
MDHB512PassAltering the composition of the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board by adding a member of the Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education Facilities; and requiring the State Board of Education and the Professional Standards and...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 210
MDHB833Engross

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Altering procedures that a law enforcement officer and a court are required to follow when the law enforcement officer or court has reason to believe that a child who has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking or human trafficking; providing th...
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2022-04-11
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
MDSB768Engross

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Altering procedures that a law enforcement officer is required to follow when the law enforcement officer has reason to believe that a child who has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking or a victim of human trafficking; providing that in a cr...
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2022-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1255PassProhibiting certain public agencies from using seclusion as a behavioral health intervention for a student; prohibiting a public agency from using physical restraint and a nonpublic school from using physical restraint or seclusion as a behavioral he...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 31
MDHB657Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports to develop, in consultation with certain stakeholders, guidelines for developing a standardized behavioral health questionnaire to identify students with behavioral health services n...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB994Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and implement a public awareness campaign to encourage the use of mental health advance directives in the State; and requiring the Behavioral Health Administration to study the feasibility and co...
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2022-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1467Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and implement a public awareness campaign to encourage the use of mental health advance directives in the State; and requiring the Maryland Behavioral Health Crisis Response System in the Behavio...
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2022-02-26
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1231Intro

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Establishing and providing for the administration of and funding for the Student Health Professional Retention Program; defining "student health professional" as a person who is licensed to provide services to students in a public prekindergarten or ...
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2022-02-22
To House Ways and Means 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
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
MDHB1177Intro

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Altering a provision of law authorizing a licensed psychologist to testify as an expert witness on certain issues in a court or administrative hearing to also include a certified social worker-clinical licensed under the "Maryland Social Workers Prac...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1164Intro

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Authorizing a licensed certified social worker-clinical to register as a rehabilitation practitioner and perform specified services for workers' compensation purposes.
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2022-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1318Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, and the State Board of Social Work Examiners to have at least three members who are from underrepresented communities; requiring certa...
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations 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
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
MDHB173Intro

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Authorizing the State Board of Social Work Examiners to issue a temporary license to practice social work if a required examination is unavailable to the applicant for a period of at least 7 days and the applicant has met the appropriate education an...
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2022-01-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB56Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment; and requiring, on or before July 1, 2023 and December 1, 2023, the Commission to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor, the State Board of Educati...
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2022-01-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
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