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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)
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)
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
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
MDHB547IntroAuthorizing 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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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn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Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB280EngrossModifying the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that have an imprisonment penalty of up to 90 days; modifying the categories of offenses for which a poli...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB812IntroProhibiting a person from knowingly distributing a controlled dangerous substance if a reasonable person would believe that the controlled dangerous substance would likely cause the death of another and the distribution of the controlled dangerous su...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB755IntroRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of Gabapentin by all prescribers and dispensers in the State; and requiring the Maryland Department of Health to submit a report on whether Gabapentin should...
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2019-04-04
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
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
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
MDHB1176EngrossProviding that employment by a business licensed as a certain cannabis dispensary, grower, or processor does not constitute involvement in the illegal distribution, production, cultivation, transportation, or sale of a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB782EngrossAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Att...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB1142IntroRequiring a person to dispose of synthetic turf and turf infill only in a certain hazardous waste facility or closed-loop recycling facility; prohibiting a person from incinerating synthetic turf and turf infill; requiring the Department of the Envir...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; 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
MDSB482IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, subject to certain limitations, to provide reimbursement for certain medically necessary and appropriate behavioral health services to managed care organizations; requiring managed care organizations, rath...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB846IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, subject to certain limitations, to provide reimbursement for certain medically necessary and appropriate behavioral health services to managed care organizations; requiring managed care organizations, rath...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB337IntroProhibiting the distribution of a certain opioid or opioid analogue, the use of which causes the death of a minor; establishing a penalty of up to 30 years imprisonment for a violation of the Act; clarifying that certain conduct constitutes distribut...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB877IntroAltering the penalties for manufacturing, distributing, dispensing, and possessing certain amounts of certain controlled dangerous substances, acting as a "drug kingpin", and committing a subsequent violation of the prohibition against manufacturing,...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB895IntroRequiring an accredited hospital to fill a prescription for and dispense a prescription drug that contains a Schedule III controlled dangerous substance and was prescribed at another accredited hospital in the State.
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB570IntroProhibiting a person from distributing fentanyl, any structural variation of fentanyl, or any analogue of fentanyl, the use of which is a contributing cause of the death of another; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; and providing tha...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB626IntroAltering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court over a child at least 14 years old alleged to have done an act which, if committed by an adult, would be a crime punishable by life imprisonment; and over a child at least 16 years old alleged to have c...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB341IntroModifying the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that have an imprisonment penalty of up to 90 days; modifying the categories of offenses for which a poli...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
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
MDHB1085IntroRequiring manufacturers of certain drugs to operate a certain drug take-back program or enter into a certain agreement with a drug take-back organization or the Maryland Department of Health; requiring, on or before a certain date, manufacturers of c...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB836IntroExcepting drug paraphernalia that has been provided to or obtained by the user or possessor as a means of preventing the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or viral hepatitis from certain prohibitions against using, possessing, selling, del...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB312IntroProhibiting an insurer, based solely on information about the purchase or possession of an opioid overdose reversal drug by an applicant or insured or a prescription for an opioid overdose reversal drug prescribed to an applicant or insured, from tak...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB828IntroExcepting drug paraphernalia that has been provided to or obtained by the user or possessor as a means of preventing the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or viral hepatitis from certain prohibitions against using, possessing, selling, del...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB749IntroProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is a certain qualifying patient; defining the term "qualifying patient" to mean a person who is authorized under cer...
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2019-02-08
Hearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB1097IntroRepealing the requirement that a police officer must be in training for, have completed training for, or be participating in a certain program of training designed to train and certify police officers as drug recognition experts to request, require, ...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB691IntroAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment; altering the required contents of a certain motion; authorizing the court to dismiss a certain motion without a hearing under certain circumstances; repealing the authori...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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