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Bills, Initiatives, Testimony, Positions & Archives

Last updated March 20, 2018

HOUSE BILLS

MDH Medical Care Programs Administration - Budget Hearing - House Appropriations Committee - Subcommittee on Health and Social Services

House Bill 88 - Public Health - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - Revisions OPPOSE

House Bill 116 - Pesticides - use of Chlorpyrifos - Prohibition SUPPORT

House Bill 135 - Health Insurance - Coverage for Male Sterilization - High-Deductible Health Plans SUPPORT

House Bill 293 - Vehicle Laws - Mopeds and Motor Scooters - Protective Headgear OPPOSE

House Bill 304 - Environment – Reduction of Lead Risk in HousingElevated Blood Lead Levels SUPPORT

House Bill 326 - Public Health - Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Supervised Drug Consumption Facility Program SUPPORT

House Bill 393 - Elementary School Students - Daily Physical Activity (Student Health and Fitness Act) SUPPORT

House Bill 427 - Public Schools - Student Sunscreen Use - Policy SUPPORT

House Bill 432 - Public Safety - Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund - Establishment SUPPORT 

House Bill 591 - Health Occupations - Physician Assistants - Dispensing of Drugs Under a Delegation Agreement SUPPORT

House Bill 600 - Child Abuse and Neglect - Training OPPOSE

House Bill 681 - Medical Laboratories - Advertising or Solicitation of Business - Repeal of Prohibition OPPOSE

House Bill 718 - Insurance Law - Application to Direct Primary Care Agreements  - Exclusion SUPPORT

House Bill 726 - Maryland Department on Health - Basic Health Program - Implementation NO FORMAL POSITION

House Bill 771 - Public Health – Opioid Overdoses – Prohibition and Rehabilitation Order OPPOSE

House Bill 780 - Insurance - Contraceptive Coverage - Consumer Information SUPPORT

House Bill 786 - Correctional Services - Restrictive Housing - Limitations SUPPORT

House Bill 787 - Correctional Facilities - Pregnant Inmates - Medical Care SUPPORT

House Bill 797 - Correctional Services - Inmates - Menstrual Hygiene Products SUPPORT

House Bill 799 - Criminal Procedure - Medical Emergency - Immunity SUPPORT

House Bill 857 - Health Occupations PhysiciansSpecialty Certifications SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS

House Bill 909 - Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund SUPPORT

House Bill 922 - Maryland Department of Health “Pill Mill” Tip Line SUPPORT

House Bill 953 - Tobacco Products – Minimum Age and Civil Fines SUPPORT

House Bill 994 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Family Planning Services SUPPORT

House Bill 1038 - Health InsuranceHealth Benefit PlansSpecial Enrollment Period for Pregnancy SUPPORT

House Bill 1070 - Health InsuranceRetroactive Denial of Reimbursement to Health Care Providers SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS

House Bill 1092 - Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant ProgramEstablishment SUPPORT

House Bill 1110 - Public Schools – Health and Safety Guidelines and Procedures – Digital Devices SUPPORT

House Bill 1132 - Health Insurance – Access to Local Health Departments SUPPORT

House Bill 1164 - Vehicle LawsRear-Facing Child Safety SeatsRequirement SUPPORT ONLY IF AMENDED

House Bill 1167 - Protect Maryland Health Care Act of 2018 NO FORMAL POSITION

House Bill 1194 - Health-Drug Cost Review Commission LETTER OF INFORMATION

House Bill 1224 - Ending Youth Homelessness Act of 2018 SUPPORT 

House Bill 1266 - Health Occupations - Treatment of Lyme Disease and other Tick-Borne Diseases - Disciplinary Actions OPPOSE

House Bill 1271 - Family Law - Opioid-Exposed Newborns and Parents Addicted to Opioids - Mobile Application (I'm Alive Today App) OPPOSE

House Bill 1283 - Health InsurancePrescription ContraceptivesCoverage for Single Dispensing SUPPORT

House Bill 1312 - Health Insurance - Medicaid Buy-In Task Force SUPPORT

House Bill 1467 - Public Health - Sepsis Public Awareness Campaign Workshop SUPPORT

House Bill 1518 - Public Health - Maternal Mortality Review Committee SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

House Bill 1555 - Interception of Oral Communications - Medical Information - One-Party Consent OPPOSE 

House Bill 1650 - Maryland Department of Health - Maryland Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Grant Program SUPPORT

House Bill 1652 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program Telemedicine Assertive Community Treatment and Mobile Treatment Services SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS

House Bill 1685 - Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund (Thrive by Three Fund) SUPPORT

House Bill 1716 - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program – Prescription Monitoring Data – Insurance Carriers OPPOSE

House Bill 1744 - Child Abuse and Neglect - Substance-Exposed Newborns - Reporting SUPPORT

House Joint Resolution 10 - Decreasing Surgical Births OPPOSE

House Joint Resolution 12 - Presidential Authority Over the Use of Nuclear Weapons SUPPORT

SENATE BILLS


Senate Bill 81 - 
Sales and Use Tax – Hygienic Aids – Exemption SUPPORT

Senate Bill 131 - Child Abuse and Neglect Training OPPOSE

Senate Bill 217 - Public Schools - Student Sunscreen Use - Policy SUPPORT

Senate Bill 288 - Public Health - Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Supervised Drug Consumption Facility Program SUPPORT 

Senate Bill 387 - Health Insurance - Health Care Access Program - Establishment (Maryland Health Care Access Act of 2018) NO FORMAL POSITION

Senate Bill 439 - Vehicle Laws - Protective Headgear Requirement for Motorcycle Riders - Exception OPPOSE

Senate Bill 456 - Tobacco Products - Minimum Age and Civil Fines SUPPORT

Senate Bill 465 - Civil Actions - Motor Vehicle Accidents Involving Pedestrians or Nonmotorized Vehicles - Comparative Negligence OPPOSE 

Senate Bill 500 - Pesticides - use of Chlorpyrifos - Prohibition SUPPORT

Senate Bill 539 - Correctional Services - Restrictive Housing - Limitations SUPPORT

Senate Bill 545 - Public SafetyMaryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program FundEstablishment SUPPORT

Senate Bill 549 - Health Occupations - Physicians Assistants - Dispensing of Drugs Under a Delegation Agreement SUPPORT

Senate Bill 574 - Public Health - Sepsis Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup SUPPORT

Senate Bill 598 - Correctional Services - Inmates - Menstrual Hygiene Products SUPPORT

Senate Bill 625 - Criminal Procedure - Medical Emergency - Immunity SUPPORT

Senate Bill 629 - Correctional Facilities - Pregnant Inmates - Medical Care SUPPORT

Senate Bill 690 - Maryland Department of Health - Basic Health Program - Implementation NO FORMAL POSITION

Senate Bill 703 - Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant ProgramEstablishment SUPPORT

Senate Bill 704 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Telemedicine - Assertive Community Treatment and Mobile Treatment Services SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

Senate Bill 744 - Insurance - Contraceptive Charge - Consumer Information SUPPORT

Senate Bill 774 – Maryland Medical Assistance ProgramFamily Planning Services SUPPORT

Senate Bill 801 - Environment – Reduction of Lead Risk in HousingElevated Blood Lead Levels SUPPORT

Senate Bill 835 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Collaborative Care Pilot Program SUPPORT

Senate Bill 858 – Health InsuranceAccess to Local Health Departments SUPPORT

Senate Bill 862 - Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund SUPPORT

Senate Bill 871 - State Board of Physicians - Discipline for Alternative Treatments - Prohibition OPPOSE

Senate Bill 878 - Health Insurance - Medicaid Buy-In Task Force SUPPORT

Senate Bill 912 - Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund (Thrive by Three Fund) SUPPORT

Senate Bill 950 - Health Occupations - Treatment of Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases - Disciplinary Action OPPOSE

Senate Bill 1011 - Protect Maryland Health Care Act of 2018 NO FORMAL POSITION

Senate Bill 1023 - Health-Drug Cost Review Commission LETTER OF INFORMATION

Senate Bill 1056 - Rural Health Collaborative Pilot SUPPORT

Senate Bill 1083 - Public HealthPrescription Drug Monitoring Program Revisions OPPOSE