Maryland Delegate Ric Metzgar [R]

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MDHB768PassEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents and certain stakeholders from the high costs of prescription drug products; requiring the Board to collect data and identify prescription drug products that may cause a...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 692
MDHB1384PassRenaming the Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program in the State Department of Education to be the Hearing Aid and Language and Communication Video Loan Bank Program; requiring the Loan Bank to lend language and communication videos and certain downloadable r...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 741
MDHB364VetoProhibiting health care practitioners and certain students and trainees from performing certain examinations on a patient who is under anesthesia or unconscious unless informed consent has been obtained from the patient, the examination is within the...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB71VetoRequiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology, to make publicly available on the Internet each meeting agenda made available at least 24 hours in advance of each meeting, live video streaming, a...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB761VetoAltering the duties of the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to include the provision of certain resources for detecting sickle cell disease and supporting individuals with sickle cell disease; authorizing t...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB155PassIncreasing the caps on the percentages of certain costs for the construction, acquisition, renovation, and equipping of community mental health facilities, addiction facilities, and developmental disabilities facilities for which State grants can be ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 385
MDHB435PassRequiring certain entities to establish and implement a procedure by which a member may receive a prescription drug or device that has been removed from a certain entity's formulary or a member may continue the same cost sharing requirements under ce...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 503
MDHB47PassRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to revise no later than August 1, 2019, the Maryland School-Based Health Center Standards to repeal the requirements that a school-based health center have a medical di...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 444
MDHB193PassAltering a certain requirement that a life insurer include, in a certain manner, a certain statement on an application or an endorsement for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor to allow the life insurer to include the statement on a cer...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 533
MDHB571PassAltering the membership of the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council; repealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health and the Secretary of Aging, or their designees, cochair the Council; requiring the members of t...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 410
MDHB332PassEstablishing the Community Dental Clinics Grant Program; authorizing the Board of Public Works, on the recommendation of the Secretary of Health, to make grants under the Program to counties, municipal corporations, and nonprofit organizations for th...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 540
MDHB583PassRequiring the Maternal Mortality Review Program, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, to make recommendations to reduce disparities in the maternal mortality rate including recommendations related to social deter...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 449
MDHB924PassAuthorizing a licensed physician, under certain circumstances and in accordance with certain regulations, to delegate certain duties to a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist assisting in the physician's performance of a fluoroscopy; establi...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 445
MDHB738PassAltering a certain provision of law to provide that a general license to practice dental hygiene authorizes the licensee to practice dental hygiene under the general supervision of a licensed dentist in certain facilities, rather than only in a long-...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 399
MDHB829PassProhibiting a carrier from rejecting a provider who provides community-based health services for an accredited program solely because the provider is a licensed graduate social worker, licensed master social worker, licensed graduate alcohol and drug...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 551
MDHB25PassRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of a possible misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to report the possible misuse or ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 531
MDHB1274PassEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund which consists of all revenue received by the State from any source resulting, directly or indirectly, from any judgement against or settlement with, opioid manufacturers, opioid ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 537
MDHB646PassAltering the frequency, from at least once every 5 years to on or before October 1 each year, at which the Maryland Health Care Commission is required to adopt a State health plan; requiring the State health plan to be consistent with the Maryland Al...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 415
MDHB932PassAuthorizing a trustee to divide a trust into two or more separate trusts or consolidate two or more trusts into a single trust if a beneficiary does not object in writing within 30 days after the trustee provided notice; and requiring a trustee to di...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 498
MDHB1122PassRequiring that regulations adopted under certain provisions of law regulating behavioral health programs include provisions authorizing a psychiatric nurse practitioner to serve as a medical director of a certain outpatient mental health center, incl...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 481
MDHB759PassProhibiting, except for certain specialty drugs, a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring that a beneficiary use a specific pharmacy or entity to fill a prescription if the pharmacy benefits manager or a corporate affiliate has an ownership interes...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 550
MDHB605PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, under certain circumstances, to include psychiatric nurse practitioners who are providing Assertive Community Treatment or mobile treatment services to certain Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 479
MDHB754PassProviding that certain provisions of the Act apply to pharmacy benefits managers that contract with managed care organizations in the same manner as they apply to pharmacy benefits managers that contract with carriers; prohibiting a certain contract ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 400
MDHB589PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to enter into a contract with an independent auditor as soon as practicable to conduct an audit of certain pharmacy benefits managers for the purpose of determining the amount of Medicaid funds used t...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 534
MDHB592PassAltering the basic rights afforded to each resident of a comprehensive care facility and an extended care facility; requiring certain individuals to pursue certain assistance from the medical assistance program in a certain manner; requiring a facili...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 545
MDHB145PassRequiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with an interpreter, a translator, or other accommodation to provide assist...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 285
MDHB178PassAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to provide for the renovation of the Ocean City Convention facility; increasing, from $17,340,000 to $24,500,000, the amount the Board of Public Works may approve for the issuance of certain bonds related to...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB481PassReclassifying, as a felony instead of a misdemeanor, the crime of selling, bartering, trading, or offering to sell, barter, or trade a minor for money, property, or anything else of value.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 365
MDHB477PassAltering the definition of "public safety officer" to include certain volunteer emergency medical technicians for purposes of a certain property tax credit; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after June 30, 2019.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 240
MDHB527PassAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include nonhazardous food, as specified in regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health, that is sold in the State in accordance with certain laws and regulations to retail food stores ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
MDHB542PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations on certain issues related to the classification ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 372
MDHB1080PassSpecifying a certain time frame within which a certain franchisor is required to notify a franchisee of an intention to terminate or refuse to renew a beer franchise agreement; exempting certain franchisors from a prohibition against terminating or r...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDHB1339PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county or municipality to provide, by law, the minimum number of years, not to exceed 40 years, that an elderly individual must live in the same dwelling in order to ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 332
MDHB251PassAuthorizing the Department of Aging to make grants to certain nonprofit organizations and area agencies on aging to expand and establish certain aging-in-place programs for seniors; requiring the Department to publicize the availability of the grants...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 308
MDHB570PassRequiring that regulations adopted under certain provisions of law regulating behavioral health programs include provisions authorizing a behavioral health program licensed as an outpatient mental health center to satisfy any regulatory requirement t...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 274
MDHB127PassRequiring certain health benefit plans and certain carriers to provide a special enrollment period during which individuals who become pregnant may enroll in a health benefit plan; establishing a 90-day duration for the special enrollment period begi...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 355
MDHB588PassRepealing the prohibition against a community care retirement community provider, subscriber, or group of subscribers being represented by counsel during a certain mediation procedure.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDHB284PassRequiring the Secretary of General Services, the Secretary of Transportation, the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland, and the President of Morgan State University to adopt certain regulations by December 31, 2019, to require the qualific...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 315
MDHB648PassEntering into the Interstate Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; stating that the goal of the Compact is to improve public access to physical therapy services; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring a ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 374
MDHB427PassRequiring the Behavioral Health Administration to allow an eligible individual to request enrollment into a certain outpatient civil commitment pilot program; requiring the Administration to allow an immediate family member of an eligible individual ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 360
MDHB471PassRepealing certain provisions of law requiring a therapeutically certified optometrist to refer a certain patient to an ophthalmologist under certain circumstances; repealing the authority of a therapeutically certified optometrist to prescribe certai...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 344
MDHB466PassRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to provide prescription monitoring data to the Office of the Attorney General on issuance of a subpoena to further a bona fide existing investigation; requiring the Program to provide prescription mo...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 364
MDHB522PassProviding that certain regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health establishing a certain licensing system is a rescindable, rather than nonrescindable, alternative to certain regulation; extending, from 14 to 30, the number of consecuti...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 230
MDHB1090PassDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; repealing references to the term "9-1-1 public safety telecommunicator" and substituting references to the term "9-1-1 specialist...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 299
MDHB397PassRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 301
MDHB1140PassProhibiting, for purposes of an attested will, a person from qualifying as a witness in the presence of the testator if the witness is in a different physical location than the testator; clarifying the conditions under which a will executed outside t...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 322
MDHB1124PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide certain units with training on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring a certain promulgating unit to establish an electronic registry and to post on the registry a proposed...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212
MDHB387PassExpanding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for law enforcement officers to include law enforcement officers who are members of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police and reside in a political subdivision in which the cri...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
MDHB707PassProhibiting an individual from committing certain drunk or drugged driving offenses if the individual has been convicted previously for certain other crimes under certain circumstances; establishing certain penalties; and increasing certain penalties...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 20
MDHB1428PassRequiring, by May 31, 2019, the Board of Directors of the University of Maryland Medical System Corporation to adopt a certain conflict of interest policy; requiring annual financial disclosures; requiring the Board to ensure that the Corporation con...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 19
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