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MDHB931VetoRepealing a provision of law exempting certain offices from certificate of need requirements under certain circumstances; providing that a certificate of need is required before the type or scope of any health care service is changed if the health ca...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB124PassRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of a minor to provide written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available to each tanning facility a notice to be conspicu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440
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
MDSB299PassRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of certain minors to provide certain written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available to each tanning facility a notice...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 441
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
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
MDSB597PassAltering the frequency, from at least once every 5 years to every 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 a certain contract; requiring, annual...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 416
MDHB607PassAltering the purpose of the Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund to include subsidizing the documented costs incurred by the State primary adult resource center to maintain certain on-call and standby health care providers; and requiring the Maryl...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 395
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
MDSB901PassAltering the purpose of the Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund to include subsidizing the documented costs incurred by the State primary adult resource center to maintain certain on-call and standby health care providers; and requiring the Maryl...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
MDSB940PassRepealing a provision of law exempting certain offices from certificate of need requirements under certain circumstances; providing that a certificate of need is required before the type or scope of any health care service is changed if the health ca...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 474
MDSB1010PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in conjunction with the Office of Health Care Quality, to conduct an assessment of the services provided at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Chestertown, comparing the services currentl...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 406
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
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
MDSB301PassRequiring 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 286
MDHB940EngrossRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to conduct a study, in conjunction with the Maryland Health Care Commission and certain stakeholders, on the feasibility and desirability of allowing for an unregulated space in a hospital operatin...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (41-3)
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
MDHB852IntroEstablishing the Task Force on the Premature Discharge of Patients With Substance Use Disorders to study certain practices and procedures at certain facilities and to make recommendations on necessary changes to improve patient treatment, training fo...
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2019-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB803EngrossRequiring 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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2019-04-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB626PassExempting an increase or decrease in bed capacity from the certificate of need requirement if the increase or decrease will occur in a certain intermediate care facility that has a current license issued by the Secretary of Health, an existing genera...
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2019-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 15
MDHB1426EngrossAltering the information required to be included in the annual report to be submitted to certain persons by the Health Services Cost Review Commission to include an update on the status of the State's compliance with the provisions of the current all...
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2019-04-05
Second Reading Passed
MDSB1018EngrossEstablishing the Chestertown Rural Health Care Delivery Innovations Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to promote innovative solutions for a sustainable future for inpatient care in rural areas, satisfy requirements for hospital-based...
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2019-03-27
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB897IntroRequiring certain hospitals that provide certain care in a unit that is licensed as a limited private inpatient facility to authorize patients to seek insurance reimbursement for certain services, bill certain patients in a certain manner, and provid...
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2019-03-25
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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
MDHB1273EngrossRequiring the Attorney General, in consultation with the appropriate stakeholders, to develop guidelines to assist public schools, hospitals, and courthouses to draft policies that limit civil immigration enforcement activities on their premises for ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1165EngrossProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB895IntroRequiring an accredited hospital to fill a prescription for and dispense a prescription drug that contains a Schedule III controlled dangerous substance and was prescribed at another accredited hospital in the State.
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1006IntroRequiring each State mental health facility to establish a staffing committee to create a staffing plan for nurses working in the State facility; providing for the membership of a staffing committee; providing for the contents of a staffing plan; req...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB930IntroRequiring a hospital, if the hospital is seeking to close, partially close, downsize, merge, or delicense and workers may be displaced, to provide at least 90 days' notice to certain entities, a certain community, and affected workers; providing for ...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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
MDSB538IntroRequiring certain hospitals and health systems to provide each patient with a written notice that includes certain information related to facility fees that are charged for outpatient services provided at hospital-based facilities; requiring that eac...
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2019-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1193IntroRequiring each facility in the State in which an abortion is performed to meet the standards required for an ambulatory surgical facility, including any standards established in regulations.
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB969IntroRepealing a prohibition on certain advertising or solicitation of business for any medical laboratory from anyone except a physician or certain medical care facilities.
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB971IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB856IntroAltering 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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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1059IntroRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to publish a certain notice of the closing or partial closing of a certain health care facility within a certain time period; requiring the Commission to ensure that a certain notice is available to the p...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB599IntroRequiring each county board of education, public institution of higher education, and hospital to establish a policy on or before July 1, 2020 that limits immigration enforcement on the premises to the fullest extent possible consistent with federal ...
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2019-02-12
Hearing 2/27 at 12:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
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
MDSB718IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDSB669IntroAltering the basic rights afforded to each resident of a comprehensive care facility and an extended care facility; altering the contents of a certain form required to be provided to certain facilities by the Maryland Department of Health; requiring ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB302IntroProhibiting a person from performing electroconvulsive therapy on a minor; establishing a penalty of a fine not exceeding $100,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or both for a certain violation of the Act; authorizing an individual to recover ...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB383IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the De...
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2019-01-31
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB187IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the De...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
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