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MDHB725PassRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches on request; requiring certain regulations to incorporate the use of restorative approaches; ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 691
MDSB1030PassEstablishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland's Future that are intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of the highest-performing systems; establishing a Concentration of Poverty...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 771
MDHB113VetoAltering the penalty for certain conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling; making certain conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling a civil offense; establishing that adjudication of a violation under a certain provision of the Act...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB105PassAltering the definition of "nonprofit training entity" for the purposes of the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program to include an entity that uses trained therapy horses for interaction with veterans; altering the definition of "eligible veteran"...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 465
MDHB116PassRequiring local correctional facilities to conduct an assessment of the mental health and substance use status of each inmate using evidence-based screenings and assessments to determine if a certain diagnosis is appropriate and if medication-assiste...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 532
MDSB164PassIncreasing 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 386
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
MDSB524PassRequiring 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 480
MDSB868PassRequiring the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to establish a workgroup to carry out the finding and declaration of the General Assembly that it is in the public interest to ensure that the health care protections established ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB661PassEstablishing community schools in the State for the purpose of providing an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and familial and community engagement; requiring a community school to have a comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 529
MDSB774PassExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to submit certain information from each correctional unit in a report to the General Assembly;...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 527
MDSB649PassExempting an increase or decrease in bed capacity from the certificate of need requirement if the change will occur in an intermediate care facility offering residential or intensive substance-related disorder treatment services, or an existing gener...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 473
MDSB640PassEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; renaming the Joint Audit Comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
MDHB697PassRequiring the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to establish a workgroup to carry out the finding and declaration of the General Assembly that it is in the public interest to ensure that the health care protections established ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 418
MDHB827PassRequiring a law enforcement officer who suspects that a child that has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking to notify a regional navigator; requiring a local department of social services that receives a report of suspected child abuse or neg...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 559
MDHB796PassAuthorizing the establishment of local maternal mortality review teams in each county; requiring the local health officer to convene the local team under certain circumstances; establishing the purpose and duties of the local teams; authorizing the M...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 448
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
MDHB1001PassExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to compile and summarize certain information from each correctional unit in a report to the Ge...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 526
MDHB1136PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Frederick County Public School System's Elementary School Social-Emotional Learning Pilot Program to study the implementation of the program in the County's elementary schools and make recommendations on actio...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 556
MDHB1113PassRenaming the Joint Audit Committee to be the Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee and altering its powers and duties; establishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
MDHB1104PassAuthorizing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists to take action against a clinical professional counselor only if the Board discusses the proposed action with a Board member who is a licensed clinical professional counselor and w...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 409
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
MDSB958PassAuthorizing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists to take action against a clinical professional counselor only if the Board discusses the proposed action with a Board member who is a licensed clinical professional counselor and w...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDSB944PassRequiring 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 482
MDHB1420PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a fee-for-service payment pilot program; authorizing providers that provide waiver program services to certain eligible individuals with a developmental disability to participate in the pilot p...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 390
MDSB1043PassRequiring the juvenile court to conduct a hearing to review the status of a child placed in a qualified residential treatment program and make a certain determination within a certain period of time after the child enters the placement; requiring the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 497
MDSB346PassProhibiting a certain dealer or other person from loaning a regulated firearm to a certain borrower under certain circumstances; prohibiting a certain dealer or other person from selling, renting, loaning, or transferring a regulated firearm to a cer...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 458
MDSB178PassRequiring 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 275
MDSB284PassDeclaring 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 300
MDSB403PassRequiring 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 359
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
MDSB631PassRequiring an insurer, nonprofit health service plan, or health maintenance organization to use the most recent treatment criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine for addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions fo...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 357
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
MDHB599PassRequiring an insurer, nonprofit health service plan, or health maintenance organization to use the most recent treatment criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine for addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions fo...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 358
MDHB968PassAltering the maximum amounts of certain compensation awardable by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board; authorizing the Board to negotiate a settlement with a person that has provided certain funeral or death-related services; altering the time w...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 378
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
MDSB28PassAltering the definition of "health benefit plan" as it applies to certain provisions of law related to coverage requirements for the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and emotional, drug use, and alcohol use disorders to include short-term li...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 101
MDSB521PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop a certain action plan to increase access to and the availability of professional veteran health services to prevent veteran suicides; requiring the plan to address certain matters; requiring the ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 35
MDSB739PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring and authorizing child advocacy centers to assist in the response to or investigation of allegatio...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 51
MDSB689PassProhibiting a person from knowingly taking, placing, harboring, persuading, inducing, or enticing another to provide services or labor by force, fraud, or coercion; prohibiting a person from knowingly receiving a benefit from the provision of service...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 24
MDHB734PassProhibiting a person from knowingly taking, placing, harboring, persuading, inducing, or enticing another to provide services or labor by force, fraud, or coercion; prohibiting a person from knowingly receiving a benefit from the provision of service...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 23
MDHB1007PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to contract with an organization that meets...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 50
MDHB181PassAltering prohibited actions relating to electronic harassment of minors; prohibiting a person from maliciously engaging in an electronic communication if the electronic communication, as part of a series of communications, has the effect of intimidat...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 27
MDSB766EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches under certain circumstances; requiring certain regulations adopted by a county board to inco...
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1002EngrossProhibiting the Commissioner of Correction from prohibiting an inmate placed in restrictive housing from having access to a transitional coordinator or case manager within 180 days before the direct release of the inmate from a correctional facility ...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1217IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2020, to adopt certain regulations; req...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB737EngrossProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the sale of a certain rifle or shotgun, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain sale is conducted, the seller and purchaser to meet jointly with a certain ...
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2019-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB526EngrossAuthorizing a person, subject to certain limitations, to directly or indirectly advertise for or solicit business in the State for a diagnostic laboratory test or procedure ordered by a physician and performed by a medical laboratory that is certifie...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB242EngrossAltering the time period after which a court is required, under certain circumstances, to dismiss a charge of murder in the first degree against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial from 5 years to 10 years.
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2019-04-06
Delegates Sydnor, Moon, and Arikan
MDHB1171IntroRequiring a certified alcohol and drug abuse program facility to provide a patient with a copy of certain records on the patient's request; requiring the members of a patient's ASAM criteria assessment team to meet with the patient for a certain purp...
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2019-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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