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MDSB554PassAuthorizing the county executive or any governing body of a county, after consultation with the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners, to adopt certain ordinances or regulations relating to massage establishments; authorizing local health officers...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 761
MDSB543PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and implement certain security protocols and protections to prohibit certain persons from accessing certain vital records and minimize the disclosure of certain information from a certain databas...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 759
MDHB1272PassProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from accepting any federal funding under Title X of the federal Public Health Service Act if the Title X program excludes family planning providers and does not require certain providers to provide a broa...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 733
MDHB1160PassEstablishing the Breathe Easy East Baltimore Pilot Program in the Baltimore City Health Department to provide and study the effects of asthma remediation services on eligible households; requiring the Department, by July 1, 2020, to select eligible h...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 724
MDSB904PassProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from accepting certain funding under Title X of the federal Public Health Service Act if the Title X program excludes family planning providers and does not require family planning providers to provide a ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 734
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
MDHB109PassProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses or schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service prod...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 579
MDHB520PassRequiring the Governor to include $100,000 in the annual budget beginning in fiscal year 2021 for the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund; establishing the Task Force on Maryland Maternal and Child Health; requi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 661
MDSB239PassClarifying that certain provisions of law apply to managed care organizations; requiring a managed care organization to pay a certain fee in certain calendar years; altering the purpose of provisions of law requiring that certain entities be subject ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 598
MDSB158VetoEstablishing 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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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB404VetoRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to revise the Maryland School-Based Health Center Standards to repeal the requirements that a school-based health center have a medical director who is a physician and ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB447VetoRepealing certain provisions of law requiring a therapeutically certified optometrist to refer a certain patient to an ophthalmologist under certain circumstances; altering the types of therapeutic pharmaceutical agents a therapeutically certified op...
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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)
MDSB1012VetoAuthorizing a physician designated by the State Anatomy Board to complete a certificate of death under certain circumstances; requiring a certain physician to enter certain information in a certain section of a death certificate; and requiring the St...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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)
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
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
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
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
MDHB316PassRequiring a health care provider who administers a vaccine or the agent of the health care provider in the State to report all vaccines administered to the Maryland immunization registry, ImmuNet, with certain exceptions; altering certain responsibil...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 502
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
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
MDHB506PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to report certain information regarding the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to certain committees of the General Assembly by December 1, 2019, and each year thereafte...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 478
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
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
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
MDSB600PassAltering 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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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 452
MDSB522PassAltering 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 411
MDSB699PassProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from denying an individual access to a home- and community-based services waiver due to a lack of funding for waiver services if the individual is living at home or in the community at a certain time, rec...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 414
MDHB1169PassRequiring certain licensees to post a certain sign in a certain location; altering the minimum age, from 18 to 21, for an individual to purchase or be sold tobacco products; exempting certain individuals from a certain minimum age requirement for an ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 396
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
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
MDHB1349PassExtending to August 1, 2019, the date by which the Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health are required to develop guidelines for public schools regarding health care services to students with sickle cell disease; extending the ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 542
MDSB970PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to report certain information regarding the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to certain committees of the General Assembly by December 1, 2019, and each year thereafte...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 477
MDHB1400PassAuthorizing a physician designated by the State Anatomy Board to complete a certificate of death under certain circumstances; requiring a certain physician to enter certain information in a certain section of a death certificate; and requiring the St...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 558
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
MDHB1421PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to conduct outreach and education activities to increase health literacy and to educate consumers about the Exchange and insurance affordability programs; and requiring the Exchange to perform certain fu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 391
MDSB802PassEstablishing the Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program to improve data collection on uninsured individuals and to maximize enrollment of eligible uninsured individuals in affordable insurance programs; requiring the Maryland Health Benefi...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 424
MDSB922PassProhibiting a person from stating on a label of a food product that the product is milk unless the product meets a certain definition; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a plan to enforce a certain prohibition, inc...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 530
MDSB495PassAuthorizing 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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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 413
MDHB17PassAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 456
MDSB290PassAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include nonhazardous food, as specified in certain Department of Health regulations, that is sold in the State in accordance with certain provisions of law and regulations directly to a consumer or...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 371
MDSB310PassProhibiting a certain person from selling an unpackaged cigarette; authorizing an enforcement officer of the Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program in the Baltimore City Health Department to enforce the Act in a certain manner; requiring an enf...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 314
MDHB417PassRepealing a requirement that a report of a sewer overflow or treatment plant bypass provided to the Department of the Environment by an owner or operator of certain sewer systems or wastewater treatment plants be made by telephone; specifying the con...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 310
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
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
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
MDSB643PassAltering, from 20% to 100%, the percentage of proceeds the Governor is required to appropriate to the Maryland Department of Health from certain proceeds deposited in the General Fund of the State from certain forfeitures for the purpose of funding d...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
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