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MDSB251PassProviding that a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to treatment for the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 728
MDSB471PassProhibiting the administration of a medically important antimicrobial drug in feed or water to cattle, swine, or poultry unless ordered by a licensed veterinarian through a certain prescription or a veterinary feed directive; exempting dairy cattle o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 679
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
MDSB677PassRenaming 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 742
MDHB652PassProhibiting the administration of a medically important antimicrobial drug in feed or water to cattle, swine, or poultry unless ordered by a licensed veterinarian through a certain prescription or a veterinary feed directive; exempting dairy cattle o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 678
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
MDHB1183PassProviding that a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to treatment for the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 727
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
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
MDSB946PassAuthorizing retirees who participate in a certain prescription drug benefit plan to elect to have a spouse or dependent child covered under a certain State plan; requiring the Department of Budget and Management, on or before January 1, 2020, to esta...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 767
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)
MDSB303VetoRequiring an applicant to have graduated from at least a master's level program in acupuncture, or its equivalent, approved by certain entities to qualify for a license to practice acupuncture; altering the authority of the State Acupuncture Board to...
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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)
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)
MDSB916VetoProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a certain licensed physician from dispensing a topical medication; authorizing a physician to dispense a certain topical medication if the physician meets certain requirements; authorizing the ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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
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
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
MDHB404PassRequiring an applicant to have graduated from at least a master's level program in acupuncture, or its equivalent, approved by certain entities to qualify for a license to practice acupuncture; altering the authority of the State Acupuncture Board to...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 543
MDSB426PassProviding that growers, processors, and dispensaries licensed under certain provisions of law are subject to the Maryland Antitrust Act and the Maryland Sales Below Cost Act; repealing the provision prohibiting the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 501
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
MDSB598PassRequiring 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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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
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
MDSB796PassProhibiting certain members of the State Commission on Kidney Disease from having direct ownership of more than 30%, rather than any, in renal dialysis or kidney transplant centers that do business in the State; and reducing the minimum number of nam...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 505
MDHB742PassAltering the definition of "extraordinary medical expenses" to mean costs for medical treatment in excess of $250 in any calendar year under the child support guidelines; and applying the Act only to extraordinary medical expenses incurred on or afte...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 436
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
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
MDHB1288PassProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a certain physician from dispensing a certain topical medication; authorizing a physician to dispense a certain topical medication if the physician meets certain requirements and has obtained a...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 535
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
MDSB909PassProhibiting 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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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 425
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
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
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
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
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
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
MDHB751PassRequiring certain insurers, health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to allow a health care provider to indicate whether a prescription drug is to be used to treat a chronic condition; prohibiting an entity from requesting a reautho...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 549
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
MDHB519PassProviding that a child conceived by means of assisted reproduction during the marriage of the child's mother with the consent of the mother's spouse is the legitimate child of both spouses for all purposes; providing that a child conceived by means o...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 438
MDSB697PassProviding that a child conceived by means of assisted reproduction during the marriage of the child's mother with the consent of the mother's spouse is the legitimate child of both spouses for all purposes; providing that a child conceived by means o...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 437
MDHB1284PassProhibiting certain insurers, based solely on the status of an applicant or individual status as an organ donor, from taking certain action relating to certain insurance policies; prohibiting certain insurers from prohibiting an applicant or individu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 402
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
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
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