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MDSB448PassEstablishing a network of oyster sanctuaries in the five tributaries identified by the Department of Natural Resources for large-scale restoration pursuant to the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement; codifying the boundaries of certain oyster san...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 754
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
MDSB585PassRequiring the State Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators to set certain fees so as to produce funds sufficient to cover certain costs of regulating waterworks, wastewater works, and industrial wastewater works in accordance with certain pr...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 720
MDSB546PassRequiring that a summary of each nutrient management plan be filed and updated with the Department of Agriculture at certain times; authorizing the Department to require an updated summary to take the form of an annual implementation report; requirin...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 760
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
MDSB662PassRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2026 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 740
MDSB671PassRequiring the State Board of Well Drillers to set certain fees in a manner that will produce funds sufficient to cover the actual direct and indirect costs of regulating the well drilling industry; continuing the Board in accordance with the Maryland...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 723
MDSB123PassAuthorizing the State Administrator of Elections or the State Administrator's designee to investigate a potential violation of certain provisions of law prohibiting certain coordinated expenditures and donations; authorizing the State Administrator o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
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
MDSB516PassRequiring the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to receive certain money from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund; establishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Roun...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 757
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)
MDSB652VetoEntering into the Interstate Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; stating that the goal of the Compact is to improve public access to physical therapy services; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring a ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB733VetoAuthorizing a licensed physician, under certain circumstances and in accordance with certain regulations, to delegate certain duties to a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist assisting in the physician's performance of a fluoroscopy; establi...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB830VetoRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to convene the Oyster Advisory Commission, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, on or before June 1, 2019; requiring the Department, in coordination with the U...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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)
MDSB184PassRequiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology, to make publicly available on the Internet each meeting agenda, made available at least 24 hours in advance of each meeting, live video streaming, ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486
MDSB356PassRequiring 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 dete...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 450
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
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
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
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
MDSB678PassAltering the qualifications an individual must have to be appointed as a notary public; authorizing certain persons to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial act; authorizing a notarial officer to perform certain notarial acts...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
MDSB640PassEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; renaming the Joint Audit Comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
MDSB734PassRequiring each county board of education, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, to ensure that a certain student is screened to identify if the student is at risk for reading difficulties; requiring the screening instrument to be based on foundat...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 512
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
MDSB958PassAuthorizing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists to take action against a clinical professional counselor only if the Board discusses the proposed action with a Board member who is a licensed clinical professional counselor and w...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
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
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
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
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
MDSB727PassEstablishing the Professional and Volunteer Firefighter Innovative Cancer Screening Technologies Program in the Department of Health to provide grants to certain fire departments and volunteer fire companies to procure innovative cancer screening tes...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 219
MDSB741PassRequiring the Secretary of Planning to contract with a certain consultant to conduct a certain study on the adaptive reuse of certain historic properties; authorizing the Secretary to use up to $75,000 to pay for the costs of the study; requiring tha...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 334
MDSB5PassAuthorizing a custodian of records to grant inspection of part of a 9-1-1 communications record under certain circumstances after providing certain notice and considering certain information; requiring a custodian to grant or deny a certain applicati...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 297
MDSB767PassRequiring that a sexual assault evidence collection kit be submitted to a forensic laboratory for analysis unless a certain requirement is met; requiring that a victim who wishes to remain anonymous and not file a criminal complaint be informed that ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 33
MDSB371EngrossRequiring a dental practice to be owned, managed, or operated by a licensed dentist, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing an unlicensed person to take certain actions; prohibiting a licensed dentist from raising a certain defense in a certain a...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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
MDSB766EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches under certain circumstances; requiring certain regulations adopted by a county board to inco...
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB988EngrossAltering from 1 year to 2 years, the number of years before the end of the term of a video lottery operation license that a licensee may apply for renewal of the license; providing for a 10-year term for a renewed license; requiring the State Lottery...
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2019-04-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB128PassRequiring county boards of education to annually set the start and end dates of the school year for schools in the county; removing a provision relating to extending the school year beyond June 15; requiring that a certain statement be mailed to vote...
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2019-03-29
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 13
MDSB588EngrossAuthorizing a county board to award credit for time spent by a high school student toward a high school diploma or a postsecondary credential for work-based training and classroom instruction completed under a youth apprenticeship program; authorizin...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB402EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a facility operated by the Maryland Department of Health is required to receive and evaluate an inmate in a correctional facility who has been certified for involuntary admission; authorizing a court, if the Dep...
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2019-03-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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
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)
MDSB387IntroRequiring a person seeking to construct a natural gas pipeline to apply for a certain water quality certification and pay a nonrefundable fee; requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a certain fee for the submission and review of a w...
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2019-03-25
Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Young)
MDSB900IntroAuthorizing a certain formulary developed by the Naturopathic Doctors Formulary Council and adopted by the State Board of Physicians to include certain prescription drugs and devices; authorizing a licensed naturopathic doctor to dispense, order, or ...
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2019-03-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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
MDSB565IntroIncreasing the number of hours of continuing education that therapeutically certified optometrists are required to attend from 30 to 40; providing that continuing education on use and management of certain therapeutic pharmaceutical agents include a ...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB867IntroRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain health insurance benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain diagnostic laboratory tests for Lyme...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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