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MDSB406PassRequiring 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 662
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
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
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
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
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
MDHB82PassExpanding the definition of "complete streets design features" under the Compete Streets Program by adding access to retail stores that provide health food and other necessities, especially in food deserts, as a design feature of the complete streets...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 572
MDSB541VetoRequiring county boards of education, nonpublic schools, and certain contracting agencies to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to submit certain information; requiring the county board, nonpublic school, or cont...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB752VetoRenaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; establishing a Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) within the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services to expand food access to certain individuals; providing that a cer...
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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)
MDSB127PassRepealing a provision of law requiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a child awaiting foster care placement not subject to certain educational stability provisions of the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to attend school i...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 467
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
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
MDHB838PassRenaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; establishing a Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) within the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services to expand food access to certain individuals; authorizing a certai...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
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
MDHB911PassEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Shelter and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Minors; requiring the Senate Chair and House Chair of the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness to serve as cochairs of the Workgroup; requiring the Workg...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 553
MDHB1066PassRequiring the Department of Human Services to allow an applicant for or recipient of assistance under the Family Investment Program to meet a work activity requirement by participating in vocational education for a minimum of 20 hours per week that l...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 476
MDSB732PassRequiring a court to issue a certain order on request of a local department of social services that has been granted certain guardianship over a child in need of assistance to have control over the property of the child for the purpose of establishin...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 304
MDHB1198PassRequiring a clerk of the court to prominently post the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline information sign in public information areas of each courthouse.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
MDSB279PassAuthorizing the Department of Aging to make grants to nonprofit organizations and area agencies on aging to expand and establish certain aging-in-place programs for seniors; requiring the Department to publicize the availability of grant opportunitie...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDSB24PassAuthorizing a local department of social services to place a child for a certain initial placement with a kinship caregiver as an alternative to foster care under certain circumstances; authorizing a local department to place a child with a kinship c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDHB486PassRequiring county boards of education, nonpublic schools, and contracting agencies to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to submit certain information; requiring a county board, nonpublic school, or contracting ag...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 55
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
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
MDHB1212PassAuthorizing a local department of social services to place a child for a certain initial placement with a kinship caregiver as an alternative to foster care under certain circumstances; authorizing a local department to place a child with a kinship c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 77
MDSB759EngrossEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents, State and local governments, commercial health plans, health care providers, pharmacies licensed in the State, and other stakeholders within the health care system fro...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDSB969EngrossRequiring the Department of Human Services to allow an applicant for or recipient of assistance under the Family Investment Program to meet a work activity requirement by participating in a minimum of 20 hours per week of vocational educational train...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed
MDHB793IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study 2-1-1 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 reimbursement of certain expens...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB930EngrossEstablishing a Workgroup to Study Shelter and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Minors; requiring the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness to provide staff for the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to compile existing information on t...
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2019-03-29
To House Judiciary 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
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
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
MDHB798IntroRequiring, in Baltimore City, a certain system of active intervention for certain truant students developed by the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to include an Individualized Reengagement Plan for each truant student, coordination and c...
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2019-03-25
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB785IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to coordinate with certain entities to identify and implement certain language developmental milestones on or before July 1, 2021; requiring the Department to develop a certain parent resource that meets ce...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB747EngrossRequiring the Department of Information Technology to take certain actions to include links to the online voter registration system on the websites of State agencies; requiring links to the online voter registration system on State agency websites to...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1224EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, to submit a report on or before April 30 each year to the State Board of Education and the General Assembly on computer science courses offered in public schools in the...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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
MDHB142IntroRequiring a local department of social services, if appropriate, to monitor an opioid-exposed newborn through a certain mobile application under certain circumstances; requiring a local department to assess the risk of harm to and safety of an opioid...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1413IntroEstablishing 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 high-performing systems around the world; establishing a Concentration ...
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2019-03-12
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means) and Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
MDSB497IntroAuthorizing 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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2019-03-11
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
MDSB894IntroAuthorizing an individual to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to believe that a verbal threat of imminent severe bodily harm or death to a child has been made by the...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1075IntroProhibiting a physician from performing an abortion unless the woman on whom the abortion will be performed voluntarily provides her informed consent; providing that consent to an abortion is voluntary and informed if certain requirements are met; re...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1295IntroAuthorizing 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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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1181IntroRequiring the Secretary of Human Services to establish the Couples Advancing Together Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Program to be established in at least one county in the State in order to assist the participating couple...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1060IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to provide the address of a residential rehabilitation program to certain entities at least 14 days before issuing a certain license; requiring the administrative head of a residential rehabilitation program to repor...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB733IntroEstablishing community schools in the State; requiring a community school to have a community school coordinator and a community school leadership team; requiring the community school leadership team to conduct a certain assessment of needs and asset...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB58IntroRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB912IntroAuthorizing an individual to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to believe that a verbal threat of imminent severe bodily harm or death to a child has been made by a c...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1283IntroAuthorizing a local department of social services that has been granted certain guardianship over a child in need of assistance to have control over the property of the child for the purpose of establishing a certain ABLE account on behalf of the chi...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
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