Bills Pending Maryland Senate Finance Committee

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MDHB868EngrossRequiring, on or before September 30, 2020, the Office of the Attorney General to post on its website an advisory protocol and voluntary training program for health care providers regarding how to respond to compulsory process requests for medical re...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB962EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to the limitations of the State budget, to provide coverage for any medically appropriate drugs that are approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of hepati...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB600EngrossRequiring the Power Plant Research Program to study and make recommendations regarding nuclear energy and its role as a renewable energy resource in the State; and requiring the Program to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by January 1,...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB308EngrossRequiring an applicant for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain construction to conduct a rapid health impact assessment (HIA) on the project and report on its findings; requiring a rapid HIA report to be completed not later ...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB653EngrossRequiring the Public Service Commission to allow an electric company or a gas company to apply for an alternative rate plan simultaneously with an application for new base rates; requiring the Commission to allow an electric company or a gas company ...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB849EngrossRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with written notice that includes certain information related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital; requiring the Health Education and Advocacy Unit wit...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB270EngrossProviding collective bargaining rights to certain graduate assistants at certain public institutions of higher education; establishing a separate collective bargaining unit for certain graduate assistants; and altering certain exceptions to the appli...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB881IntroProviding that the enrollment of a residential electric customer in a certain payment plan or the participation of the customer in a certain program is a material change in contract; providing for the automatic termination, without penalty, of a cont...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1035IntroProhibiting a medical laboratory from using or selling to another person certain data for use in a research study unless a certain individual provides consent to the medical laboratory; repealing a prohibition on certain advertising or solicitation o...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1046IntroRequiring the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits within the Department of Budget and Management to study the number and salaries of certain employees employed by certain State agencies in a position of grade 19 or above who are African America...
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2019-03-15
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MDSB1041IntroRequiring the Office of Health Care Quality to establish, by December 31, 2020, a training program and a skills review and check for nurses who care for medically fragile individuals in the homes of the medically fragile individuals; authorizing the ...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1033IntroRequiring the State Highway Administration to install a sound barrier in an area adjacent to a bridge that is realigned if the adjacent area had a sound barrier before the bridge realignment; and providing for the retroactive application of the Act.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB21EngrossRequiring the Maryland Transportation Authority to make available to the public on the Internet live video streaming of each open meeting of the authority held at the Authority's headquarters or any other location where the authority held at least 10...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB49EngrossClarifying that the amounts on which a certain assessment is calculated for the purpose of recouping a certain health insurance provider fee are for insurance products that are subject to a certain provision of federal law and may be subject to an as...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB998IntroProhibiting the Public Service Commission from establishing or continuing a certain electric vehicle charging station infrastructure pilot program unless the General Assembly enacts a law authorizing the program; and establishing the intent of the Ge...
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2019-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB992IntroRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to disclose prescription monitoring data, in accordance with certain regulations, to the medical director or authorized administrator of certain health care facilities, or the medical director's or a...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB647IntroProhibiting an insurer from discriminating against certain breeds or mixed breeds of dogs in an offer of a homeowner's insurance or renter's insurance policy.
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2019-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB993IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Behavioral and Mental Health in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimb...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB202IntroRequiring the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to notify an account holder within 7 days after determining a 200% increase in water usage during the immediately preceding billing period; requiring that the notification required under the Act c...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB886IntroAltering the application of a provision requiring the payment of a certain deposit with the Public Service Commission in connection with an application to construct a solar photovoltaic system; requiring the Commission to refund the deposit within 1 ...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB903IntroRequiring a covered entity, business associate, or subcontractor to obtain authorization from an individual before engaging in the commercial sale of certain health information; requiring a covered entity, business associate, or subcontractor to info...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB953IntroAltering the actions with regard to which hospitals and related institutions are prohibited from discriminating against individuals on certain bases; altering the characteristics of an individual on the basis of which hospitals and related institutio...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB873IntroRecodifying and redefining credit repair businesses; delineating regulation for credit repair businesses by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; prohibiting a credit repair business from charging or receiving money or other valuable consideratio...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB938IntroRequiring that the written recommendations of a fact finder are binding in a collective bargaining dispute between the Maryland Transportation Authority and the exclusive representative of the full-time Maryland Transportation Authority police office...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB912IntroProhibiting a certain provision of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act from being construed to prohibit an employer from applying a certain absence control policy if the employer provides at least 40 hours of paid leave a year, excluding earned...
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2019-03-04
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MDSB872IntroProhibiting certain individuals granted special access to the State legislative complex from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individuals; requiring the Department of General Services, if requested by a certain individual, to re...
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2019-03-04
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MDSB871IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-04
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MDSB819IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health, by a certain date each year, to identify a certain number of certain prescription drugs on which the State spends a certain amount of money; requiring the Secretary to require a certain pharmaceutical manufacturer t...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB410IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from imposing a deductible, copayment, or coinsurance requirement on insulin; and applying the Act to all policies...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB820IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB761IntroRequiring a carrier to inform members and beneficiaries of the procedure to request a certain referral to certain noncontracting health care providers; requiring, under certain circumstances, certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and heal...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB708IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to adopt certain regulations to set standards for labeling and child resistant packaging for electronic nicotine delivery systems and vaping liquid; requiring an electronic nicotine delivery systems manufacturer to e...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB613IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a certain business that...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB794IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; declaring findings of the General Assembly; specifying that certain provisions of the Act do not diminish...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB635IntroAuthorizing a certain facility or Veterans' Administration hospital to take an individual who is involuntarily admitted under certain circumstances into confinement on observation status; requiring an individual confined on observation status to be e...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB789IntroAuthorizing local correctional facilities to apply for involuntary admission to a certain facility of a certain inmate if the Behavioral Health Administration agrees to pay certain expenses; prohibiting the Administration from refusing to admit an in...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB696IntroRequiring the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland to act on behalf of the University System of Maryland and certain system institutions for the purpose of collective bargaining; providing for the negotiation of a certain consolidated memo...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB558IntroRequiring each local workforce development board to recruit employers to provide youth apprenticeships, registered apprenticeships, and job opportunities for certain students and graduates; requiring each local workforce development board to match hi...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB730IntroRequiring the pay ranges for certain employee position classifications to be equal; providing that a certain provision of law may not be construed to decrease the pay rate of any employee; and requiring that the pay rate for a certain employee in the...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB665IntroClarifying 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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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB531IntroRequiring the owner or operator of a storage warehouse, in accordance with certain provisions of law, to obtain and store naloxone and certain related paraphernalia on the premises and to make naloxone available to individuals to administer to certai...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB540IntroProhibiting a person from conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing in the development of a cosmetic beginning October 1, 2020; prohibiting a person from selling, offering for sale, or transporting within the State certain cosmetics begin...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB614IntroEstablishing that the goal of the Act is to reduce the number of individuals with untreated high blood pressure; requiring certain health care facilities to screen for hypertension each patient receiving health care services from the health care faci...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB420IntroRequiring certain physicians, hospitals, facilities, and institutions to report certain abortions to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring that the report be made on a certain form, be transmitted annually to the Vital Statistics Administratio...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB312IntroProhibiting an insurer, based solely on information about the purchase or possession of an opioid overdose reversal drug by an applicant or insured or a prescription for an opioid overdose reversal drug prescribed to an applicant or insured, from tak...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB548IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; removing certain sources from the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; providing that existing obligations or contr...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB605IntroRequiring hospitals that provide emergency medical services to have a certain protocol and, to the extent practicable, a trained forensic nurse examiner on staff who is present at all times in the hospital's emergency department to identify, treat, a...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB528IntroEstablishing the Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Program; requiring the Program to award certa...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB660IntroRepealing a provision that prohibits a county or municipal corporation from acting as an aggregator under certain circumstances; establishing a process by which a county or municipal corporation or group of counties and municipal corporations may bec...
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2019-02-11
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MDSB350IntroAltering the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source" for purposes of the renewable energy portfolio standard by adding certain hydroelectric power as a Tier 1 renewable source; applying the Act to all renewable portfolio standard compliance years t...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
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