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2013 House Bills

Below is a list of bills considered by MedChi's Legislative Committee during the 2013 legislative session (January 9 - April 8, 2013).  Full text and status of each bill is available by clicking on the bill number listed in the following chart. (You will need to be able to view RTF documents.) 

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Last Updated:  Final

Bill#
Title MedChi Position
Outcome
HB 1 Criminal Law - Cannabimimetic Agents - Prohibition, Delegate Kelly, K. Support Judiciary - Returned Passed
HB 9 Health - Food Allergy Awareness, Food Safety, and Food Service Facility Letter Grading - Posting Requirement and Task Force, Delegate Hixson No position Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 16 State Government - Administrative Procedure Act - Effective Date of Adopted Regulations, Delegate Arora No position Health and Government Operations - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
HB 28 Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Renewal Period for Retired Law Enforcement Officer, Delegate Cluster Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 32 Drunk Driving - Transporting Minor - Ignition Interlock System Program, Delegate Arora Support Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 35 Criminal Law - Wearing, Carrying, or Transporting a Handgun - Active Assignment Exception, Delegate Kelly, K. Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 36 Vehicle Laws - Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats, Delegate Wilson Support Environmental Matters - Hearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 38 Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Applicant Qualifications, Delegate Smigiel Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 56 State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists - Criminal History Records Checks, Delegate Smigiel FYI Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 57 Office of Health Care Quality - Abuser Registry Workgroup, Delegate Robinson, B. No position Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 61 State Brain Injury Trust Fund, Delegate McConkey FYI Health and Government Operations - First Reading Senate Rules
HB 67 Health Care Decisions Act - Incapacity to Make Informed Decision - Certification by Psychologist, Delegate Kipke Oppose Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 90 State Government - Access to Public Records - Handgun Permit Records, Delegate Kelly, K. Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 99 Public Health - Child Care Products Containing Flame-Retardant Chemicals (TCEP) - Prohibition, Delegate Hubbard Support Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 100 Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2014), Speaker FYI Appropriations - Passed Enrolled
HB 102 Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2013, Speaker FYI Appropriations - Passed Enrolled
HB 107 Firearms - Detachable Magazines - Maximum Capacity for Ammunition, Delegate Gutierrez Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 112 Task Force to Study Abuse of Workers' Compensation, Delegate Stukes FYI Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
HB 131 Criminal Law - Access to Firearms - Penalties, Delegate Lafferty Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 149 Baltimore City - AIDS Prevention Sterile Needle and Syringe Exchange Program, Delegate Anderson Support Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 158 Vehicle Laws - Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts - Penalty, Delegate Reznik Support Environmental Matters - Hearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 164 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Regulatory Authority - Permit and Licensing Renewals and Building Plan Reviews, Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee FYI Health and Government Operations - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 84
HB 171 Motor Vehicle Administration - Organ Donation - Presumed Consent (Patricia Hanberry Gift of Life Act), Delegate Clagett Oppose Environmental Matters - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
HB 174 Workers' Compensation - Payment for Physician-Dispensed Prescriptions - Limitations, Delegate Jameson Oppose Economic Matters - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 179 Pharmacists - Administration of Vaccinations - Expanded Authority and Reporting Requirements, Delegate Hubbard Oppose Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 180 Medical Marijuana - Caregiver - Affirmative Defense, Delegate Glenn FYI Judiciary - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 62
HB 185 State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Health Improvement and Cost Savings Act of 2013, Delegate Cardin FYI Appropriations Health and Government Operations- Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
HB 195 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Health Care Pensions - Health Care Workforce Shortage, Delegate Cardin FYI Ways and Means - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 211 Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Qualifications, Delegate Vitale Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 218 Physician Assistants - Performance of X-Ray Duties, Delegate George No position Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 225 Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013, Speaker Support Health and Government Operations Economic Matters- Passed Enrolled
HB 227 Maryland Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Program, Speaker Support Economic Matters - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 2
HB 228 Maryland Health Progress Act of 2013, Speaker Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 245 Family Law - Substance-Exposed Newborns, Chair, Judiciary Committee No position Judiciary - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 90
HB 267 Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - Research - Synthetic Cannabinoids, Delegate Sophocleus Support Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 287 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Study of Paratransit Services for Dialysis Patients, Delegate Hubbard Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 289 Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians - Participation in a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Network, Delegate Cardin No position Ways and Means - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means Withdrawn
HB 294 Firearm Safety Act of 2013, Speaker Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary Health and Government Operations- Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
HB 302 Maryland Medical Marijuana Act, Delegate Glenn FYI Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 303 Task Force to Study Point-of-Care Testing for Lead Poisoning, Delegate Nathan-Pulliam Support Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 312 Mammograms - Dense Breast Tissue - Notification, Delegate Pena-Melnyk No position Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 326 Criminal Procedure - Vulnerable Adult Abuse Registry, Delegate Glenn FYI Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 339 Vehicle Laws - Bicycles - Required Use of Protective Headgear, Delegate McIntosh FYI Environmental Matters - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 360 Health Insurance - Repeal of Obsolete Provisions of Law, Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee No position Health and Government Operations - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 106
HB 361 Health Insurance - Conformity with and Implementation of Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee No position Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 373 Hospitals - Outpatient Services - Off-Site Facility - Rate Regulation, Delegate Haddaway-Riccio Support Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 375 Regulated Firearms - Database - Applications for Dealer's License - Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements, Delegate McIntosh Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 383 Gun Shops - Security Requirements for Regulated Firearms, Delegate Niemann Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 391 State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Wellness Program, Delegate Krebs FYI Appropriations Health and Government Operations- Returned Passed
HB 395 Handguns - Permit Qualifications and Carrying on School Property - School Guardians, Delegate McDermott Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 397 Criminal Law - Carrying Weapons on School Property - Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, Delegate McDermott Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 402 Frederick County - Authority to Ban Synthetic Cannabinoids, Frederick County Delegation No position Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 426 Public Safety - Firearm Ammunition - Purchaser Information, Delegate Dwyer Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 436 Handguns - School Employees - Handgun Permits and Carrying Weapons on School Property, Delegate Impallaria Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 452 Garrett County - Bonds for Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Delegate Beitzel FYI Appropriations - Returned Passed
HB 477 Firearms - Conviction for Crime of Violence - Probation Before Judgment, Delegate Simmons Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 482 Criminal Law - Synthetic Cannabinoids - Labeling, Delegate Vitale Support with amendments Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 483 Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - 'N-Bomb', Delegate Vitale Support with amendments Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 488 Frederick County - Synthetic Cannabinoids - Prohibition, Frederick County Delegation FYI Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 490 Crimes - Restricted Firearm Ammunition - Prohibition on Possession and Use, Delegate Mitchell Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 509 Maryland False Claims Act of 2013, Delegate Arora Letter of clarification Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 528 Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child, Delegate Barnes Support Environmental Matters - Hearing 2/19 at 1:15 p.m.
HB 536 Health Occupations - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Services - Study, Delegate Reznik No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 545 Task Force to Study the Impact of Assault Weapons, Delegate Howard Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 578 Income Tax - Credit for Long-Term Care Premiums, Delegate Hubbard FYI Ways and Means - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 581 Hospitals - Establishment of Palliative Care Pilot Programs, Delegate Hubbard Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 630 Rules of Interpretation - Interpretation of 'Physician' - Inclusion of Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant, Delegate Nathan-Pulliam Oppose Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 631 Family Law - Preventing or Interfering with Report of Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect, Delegate Hough Support Judiciary - Returned Passed
HB 655 Criminal Law - Child's Access to Firearms - Penalty, Delegate Clippinger Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 663 Public Safety - Firearms - National Crime Information Center Participation, Delegate Smigiel Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 664 Workers' Compensation Commission - Regulation of Charges - Medical Services and Treatment, Delegate Hucker Oppose Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
HB 683 Tobacco Taxes - Healthy Maryland Initiative, Delegate Luedtke Support Ways and Means Health and Government Operations- Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
HB 684 Tobacco-Free Schools Act, Delegate Luedtke No position Ways and Means - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 686 Professional Boards Special Funds - Transfer of Funds - Three-Fifths Committee Vote, Delegate Szeliga Support Appropriations - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 690 Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council, Delegate Pena-Melnyk FYI Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 693 Vehicle Laws - Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats, Delegate Conway No position Environmental Matters - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 712 Health Occupations Boards - Criminal History Records Checks - General Authority, Delegate Robinson, B. Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 716 Drug Therapy Management - Physician-Pharmacist Agreements, Delegate Tarrant Support Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 717 Health Occupations - Kinesiotherapy - Study, Delegate Hubbard No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 723 Health Occupations - Physician Assistants - Authority to Practice, Delegate Tarrant Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 726 Economic Development - Sickle Cell Disease Research Program, Delegate Turner, V. FYI Health and Government Operations - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 735 Labor and Employment - Maryland Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act, Delegate Olszewski FYI Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
HB 736 Health Insurance - Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Specialty Drugs, Delegate Kipke No position Health and Government Operations - Referred to interim study by Health and Government Operations
HB 746 Health Occupations - Licensed Podiatrists - Scope of Practice, Delegate Reznik Oppose Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 753 Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties, Delegate Malone No position Environmental Matters - Passed Enrolled
HB 759 Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition, Delegate Malone No position Environmental Matters - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 764 Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance - Personal Injury Protection and Uninsured Motorist Coverages - Limitation, Delegate Jameson No position Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
HB 773 Regulated Firearms - Encoded Ammunition - Tax, Delegate Burns Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary Ways and Means- Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means Withdrawn
HB 774 Labor and Employment - Health Care Facilities - Workplace Violence Prevention Program, Delegate Hucker Support Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
HB 775 Maryland Pesticide Reporting and Information Workgroup, Delegate Lafferty Support Environmental Matters - Passed Enrolled
HB 776 Public Safety - Ammunition - Sales Records, Delegate Anderson Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 779 Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund - Annual Report - Government Transparency Requirements, Delegate Tarrant FYI Health and Government Operations - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 783 State Board of Pharmacy - Jurisdiction over Dentists Who Prepare and Dispense Dental Products and Antibiotics, Delegate Reznik No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 798 Environment - Radiation Sources - Podiatry and Chiropractic Radiation Machines, Delegate Frush Support with amendments Environmental Matters - Hearing 2/22 at 2:00 p.m.
HB 808 Health Insurance Carriers - Prompt Payment of Claims - Workers' Compensation Claims, Delegate Jameson Oppose Health and Government Operations Economic Matters- Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
HB 810 Mental Health Professionals - Duty to Report Risk of Serious Harm - Firearm Safety, Delegate Simmons Oppose Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
HB 821 Courts and Judicial Proceedings - Communications Between Patient or Client and Health Care Professional - Exceptions to Privilege, Delegate Simmons Support with amendments Judiciary - First Reading Judicial Proceedings
HB 826 Maryland Health Care Commission - Personalized Medicine - Study, Delegate Hixson No position Health and Government Operations - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 829 Correctional Services - Pregnant Detainees and Inmates - Restraint Restrictions, Delegate Washington, M. Support Judiciary - Conference Committee Appointed
HB 851 Criminal Law - Synthetic Cannabinoids - Penalties, Delegate Clagett Support with amendments Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 855 Student Health and Fitness Act, Delegate Walker Support Ways and Means - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 861 Public Safety - Access to Firearms - Storage Requirements, Delegate Stein Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 868 Health Occupations - State Board of Pharmacy - Waivers - Pharmacies That Only Dispense Devices, Delegate Murphy No position Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 869 Community Health Resources Commission - Revisions, Delegate Hubbard Support Health and Government Operations - Rereferred to Finance
HB 874 Task Force to Study Access of Individuals with Mental Illness to Regulated Firearms - Extension, Delegate Rosenberg Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Health and Government Operations Judiciary- First Reading Senate Rules
HB 876 Child Abuse - Failure to Report - Civil Penalty, Fund, and Task Force, Delegate Dumais Oppose Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 890 Health - Overdose Response Program - Establishment, Delegate Bromwell No position Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 894 Firearms - Dealer's License and Handgun Permit Application Fees, Delegate Rosenberg Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 897 Professional Licensing and Certification Governing Bodies - Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training and Discipline, Delegate Hough Support with amendments Judiciary - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 898 Public Health - Abortion Survey System, Delegate Kach FYI Health and Government Operations - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 899 State Board of Physicians - Disciplinary and Licensure Procedures - Revision, Delegate Kach Support Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 900 Maryland Board of Physicians - Failure to Renew a License or Misrepresentation as a Licensed Person - Penalties, Delegate Kach Support Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 912 Driver Education Program - Classroom Instruction - Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation Education, Delegate Clagett Support Environmental Matters - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 915 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Advance Directive Registry - Fee and Date of Operation, Delegate Arora No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 931 Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Telemedicine, Delegate Lee Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Rereferred to Finance
HB 934 Telemedicine Task Force - Maryland Health Care Commission, Delegate Lee No position Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 937 Commission on Maryland Cybersecurity Innovation and Excellence - Duties, Delegate Lee No position Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
HB 942 Identity Fraud - Health Information and Health Care Records, Delegate Lee No position Judiciary - Returned Passed
HB 948 Tobacco-Related Disease Products Research, Development, and Commercialization Program, Delegate Reznik FYI Economic Matters Health and Government Operations- Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
HB 961 Maryland Personal Information Protection Act - Revisions, Delegate Lee Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
HB 960 State Government - Maryland Public Information Act - Required Denials Regarding Firearm Dealers, Owners, and Permit Holders, Delegate McDermott No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 969 Commission to Consider Mental Health-Related Ways to Limit Mass Violence by Individuals with Antisocial Personality Disorders, Depressive Disorders, or Other Mental Illness, Delegate George No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 980 Maryland Board of Physicians - Authority to Issue Temporary Licenses and Radiation Therapy, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Radiology Assistance Advisory Committee, Delegate Turner, V. Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 986 State Board of Pharmacy - Sterile Compounding - Permits, Delegate Hammen Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 989 Public Safety - High-Capacity Magazines - Exceptions, Delegate Conaway Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 1001 Health Insurance - Federal and State Mental Health and Addiction Parity Laws - Report on Compliance, Delegate Hammen Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1009 Cosmetic Surgical Facilities - Regulation, Delegate Reznik Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1014 Public and Nonpublic Schools - Epinephrine Availability and Use - Policy, Delegate Stein Support Ways and Means - Passed Enrolled
HB 1015 Health Insurance - Step Therapy or Fail-First Protocol, Delegate Bromwell Support Health and Government Operations - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1029 State Board of Physicians - Naturopathic Doctors, Delegate Oaks Oppose Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1032 Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists - Dispensing Prescription Drugs - Inspection by Division of Drug Control, Delegate Bromwell Oppose Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1042 Hospitals - Credentialing and Privileging Process - Telemedicine, Delegate Smigiel Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1057 Correctional Services - Good Conduct Credits - Firearm Related Crime, Delegate Clippinger Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1062 Hospitals - Notice to Patients - Outpatient Status and Billing Implications, Delegate Cullison Support Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 1077 Public Safety - Regulated Firearms - Reporting Lost or Stolen, Delegate Clippinger Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 1092 Public Safety - Firearms - Reporting Loss or Theft, Delegate Gutierrez Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 1096 State Board of Physicians and Allied Health Advisory Committees - Sunset Extension and Program Evaluation, Delegate Hammen Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 1099 Maryland Collaborative Reproduction Act, Delegate Dumais FYI Judiciary - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1100 Maryland Compassionate Care Act, Delegate Morhaim No position Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1101 Medical Marijuana - Academic Medical Centers - Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission, Delegate Morhaim Support Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Returned Passed
HB 1114 Health Care Malpractice - Awards and Judgments - Periodic Payments, Delegate Mitchell Support Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 1115 Health Occupations Boards - License Renewal, Investigation of Alleged Violations, and Immunity from Liability, Delegate Cullison Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1116 Cosmetic Surgery - Regulation, Delegate Bromwell Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1117 Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance - Mandatory Coverage - Medical and Hospital Benefits, Delegate Donoghue Support Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
HB 1133 Public Safety - Restrictions on Possession of Firearms - Convicted Felons and People with Mental Disorders, Delegate Wilson Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1137 Task Force to Study the Process for Assisting Cancer Patients at Local Departments of Social Services, Delegate Braveboy FYI Appropriations - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
HB 1151 State Board of Nursing - Certified Nurse-Midwives - Standards and Practice Guidelines, Delegate Kelly, A. Oppose Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1156 Maryland Contributory Negligence Act, Delegate Kramer Support Judiciary - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1159 Electric Companies - Service Restoration - Special Medical Needs Facilities, Delegate Kramer Support with amendments Economic Matters - Passed Enrolled
HB 1160 Health Insurance - Vision Services - Provider Contracts, Delegate Kach Support Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1182 Courts - Commission to Study Maryland's Fault Allocation System, Delegate Dumais Support with amendments Judiciary - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1185 Criminal Law - Second Degree Assault - Health Care Practitioners, Delegate Valentino-Smith Support Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 1186 Task Force on the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Delegate McComas Support with amendments Judiciary - Hearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1191 Maryland Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, Delegate Rosenberg Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 1202 Health Occupations - Certified Professional Midwives - Pilot Program, Delegate Kelly, A. Oppose Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1216 Health Insurance - Federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act - Notice and Authorization Forms, Delegate Kelly, A. Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1237 Health Care Practitioners - Prescription Drug or Device Dispensing - Medical Facilities or Clinics That Specialize in Treatment Reimbursable Through Workers' Compensation Insurance, Delegate Bromwell No position Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1242 Correctional Services - Inmate Health Care Services - Billing, Delegate McDermott FYI Appropriations - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations Withdrawn
HB 1245 Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Safety Net Act of 2013, Delegate Rosenberg Support Health and Government Operations - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1252 Health Insurance - Federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act - Utilization Review Criteria and Standards, Delegate Kelly, A. Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1254 Public Health - Forensic Laboratories - Regulation, Delegate Costa FYI Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
HB 1258 Mental Hygiene - Reform of Laws and Delivery of Services, Delegate Hough No position Health and Government Operations - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1263 Prosecution of Offenses Related to Practicing Medicine Without a License - Statute of Limitations - Repeal, Delegate Frank Oppose Judiciary - First Reading Judicial Proceedings
HB 1265 Patient Safety Early Intervention Programs, Delegate Dumais Support Judiciary Health and Government Operations- Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
HB 1270 Health Care Facilities and Pharmacies - Sale of Tobacco Products - Prohibition, Delegate Frush Support Economic Matters - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1275 Public Safety - Regulated Firearms - Firearm and Permit Surcharge, Delegate Cardin Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1290 Health Occupations Boards - Disciplinary Procedures - Prohibition on Stays, Delegate Frank No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1293 Higher Education and Health Occupations - Nurse Midwifery Program - Study, Delegate Kelly, A. No position Appropriations - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations Withdrawn
HB 1296 State Board of Physicians - Quasi-Judicial Powers - Revision, Delegate Cullison Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 1300 Public Safety - Handgun Permit Background Check - Armored Car Company Employees, Delegate Szeliga Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1310 Health Care Malpractice Claims - Definition of 'Health Care Provider', Delegate Dumais Support Judiciary - Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1311 Crimes - Trafficking of Human Organs - Penalties, Delegate Carter FYI Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
HB 1312 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Delegate Parrott FYI Health and Government Operations - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1313 State Board of Physicians - Consultation, Qualification for Licensure, License Renewal, and Representation to the Public, Delegate Cullison Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Passed Enrolled
HB 1316 Postjudgment Interest - Medical Injury, Delegate Dumais Support Judiciary - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
HB 1329 Medical Assistance Programs - Fraud and Abuse Prevention, Delegate Hixson No position Health and Government Operations - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1331 Labor and Employment - Parental Leave - Birth or Adoption of a Child, Delegate Kelly, A. FYI Economic Matters - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
HB 1334 Employment Discrimination - Leave for Pregnancy and Childbirth, Delegate Kelly, A. FYI Economic Matters Appropriations- Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
HB 1335 Labor and Employment - Short-Term Disability Insurance for Pregnancy - Requirement, Delegate Miller, A. FYI Economic Matters Appropriations- Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
HB 1343 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Workgroup on Cancer Clusters and Environmental Causes of Cancer, Delegate Glenn Support Health and Government Operations - Returned Passed
HB 1351 Health - Smoking - Public Playgrounds and Swimming Pools - Prohibition, Delegate Bromwell No position Rules and Executive Nominations - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
HB 1355 Public Safety - Regulated Firearms - Application Fee and Mental Health Certification, Delegate Costa Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1356 Health Care Practitioners - Identification Badge, Delegate Cullison Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
HB 1377 State Government - Mental Health and Law Enforcement Advisory Board, Delegate James No position Health and Government Operations Judiciary- Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
HB 1389 Workers' Compensation - Reimbursement for Drugs - Fee Schedule and Requirements, Delegate Jameson Oppose Health and Government Operations - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1417 Public Schools - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator Instruction - Graduation Requirement, Delegate Lee Support Ways and Means - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1421 Regulated Firearms - License Issued by Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia - Reciprocity, Delegate Smigiel Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1423 Task Force to Study Mental Illness Among Students in Public Schools, Delegate Smigiel FYI Rules and Executive Nominations - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
HB 1424 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration - Opioid Maintenance Therapy Program - Requirements, Delegate Smigiel FYI Rules and Executive Nominations - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
HB 1430 Task Force on Pharmacogenomics, Delegate Nathan-Pulliam FYI Health and Government Operations - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1453 Criminal Law - Marijuana - Regulation, Penalties, and Taxation, Delegate Anderson FYI Judiciary - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
HB 1457 Public Safety - Regulated Firearm Application - Required Information and Warnings, Delegate Clippinger Issue being considered by special Board of Trustees task force Judiciary - Hearing 3/01 at 12:00 p.m.
HB 1466 Health - Genetically Modified Organisms in Food - Study, Delegate Glass FYI Rules and Executive Nominations - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
HB 1471 Health - Statistics and Records - Electronic Filing of Death Certificates, Delegate Myers No position Rules and Executive Nominations - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations Withdrawn
HB 1481 Medical Records - Disclosure in Response to Compulsory Process, Delegate Waldstreicher Support with amendments Health and Government Operations - Rereferred to Judicial Proceedings
HB 1484 Mental Health - Crisis Response - Standards and Protocols, Delegate Nathan-Pulliam FYI Rules and Executive Nominations - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
HB 1496 Mental Hygiene Administration - Psychiatric Bed Registry - Report, Delegate Rosenberg FYI Rules and Executive Nominations - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
HB 1501 Task Force to Evaluate Regional Health Delivery and Health Planning in Rural Areas, Delegate Eckardt No position Rules and Executive Nominations - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations