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MDSB195VetoRequiring, 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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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MDSB859EngrossRequiring that certain advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or medical cannabis-related services be supported by substantial clinical evidence or data and include information about side effects or risks associated with the ...
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2019-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1087IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB135IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Site Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide cert...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB846EngrossRequiring local correctional facilities to conduct an assessment of the mental health and substance use status of each inmate using evidence-based screening and assessments to determine whether opioid treatment or medication-assisted treatment for op...
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2019-03-27
Hearing 4/02 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB883EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commiss...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB893EngrossEncouraging the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to approve provider applications for patients who have an opioid use disorder only if the patient has unsuccessfully tried all other traditional treatments or the patient will use the med...
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2019-03-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB976IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to convene a stakeholder workgroup to develop certain implementation plans to improve efficiency, accountability, and outcomes of certain specialty behavioral health services; requiring the workgroup to include certa...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB975IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a delivery system for certain specialty behavioral health services, rather than for only specialty mental health services, for enrollees of managed care organizations; requiring the delivery sy...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB139IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Site Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide cert...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB941IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to convene a stakeholder workgroup to develop certain implementation plans to improve efficiency, accountability, and outcomes of certain specialty behavioral health services; requiring the workgroup to include certa...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB938IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a delivery system for certain specialty behavioral health services, rather than for only specialty mental health services, for enrollees of managed care organizations; requiring the delivery sy...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB962IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, on or before January 1, 2020, to establish an Offender Rehabilitation and Reentry Program to provide and coordinate the delivery of community services to recently released ex-offend...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB993IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Behavioral and Mental Health in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimb...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB714IntroAuthorizing an institution of higher education, under certain circumstances, to notify the parent or legal guardian of a student who is addicted to drugs, at risk of a drug overdose, or at risk of death from drug use; and providing for the immunity o...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB871IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1392IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB35IntroRequiring an opioid maintenance therapy program to have a medical director who is a physician and has 2 years of experience providing services to individuals who are addicted to alcohol or other drugs, including at least 1 year of experience in the t...
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2019-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB71IntroExtending the period of time, from within 25 days to within 30 days of receiving a complaint, during which a juvenile intake officer, in considering a certain complaint involving a child, is required to make a certain inquiry and is authorized to tak...
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2019-02-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB632IntroAmending the Maryland Constitution to establish that, subject to certain exceptions, an individual in the State who is at least 21 years old may under State law use cannabis, possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis, cultivate up to six cannabis plants, and...
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB783IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Behavioral and Mental Health in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimb...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB974IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to authorize a Program recipient to receive adult residential substance use disorder treatment services from an out-of-state provider if the provider meets Program requirements for adult residential s...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1170IntroEstablishing the Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Program; requiring the Program to award certa...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB644IntroProviding that 95% of fines, penalties, and forfeitures that are recovered in certain criminal cases concerning controlled dangerous substances, prescriptions, and other substances be used to provide funding for county drug treatment and education pr...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB528IntroEstablishing the Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Program; requiring the Program to award certa...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB820IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1112IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Health Care for Inmates in Correctional Facilities; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to meet at least monthly; requiring the Task Force to study and ma...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB688IntroRequiring a law enforcement officer who has reason to believe that a certain child is a victim of sex trafficking to notify a certain regional navigator; declaring the intent of the General Assembly that a minor who is reasonably believed to have eng...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB506IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to conduct a certain study to determine the existing capacity and estimated unmet needs for mental health and substance use disorder services by region of the State; requiring that the study include a revie...
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2019-02-05
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDSB602IntroEstablishing local maternal mortality review teams; requiring local teams to include certain members; requiring each local team to elect a chair; establishing that the purpose of the local teams is to prevent maternal deaths; requiring the Maryland M...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB33IntroEncouraging the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to approve provider applications for patients who have an opioid use disorder.
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2019-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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