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2012 Testimony

Updated:  May 17, 2012

SPECIAL SESSION

Other Tobacco Products Tax Increase SUPPORT


HOUSE BILLS

House Bill 15 - Maryland Medical Marijuana Act LETTER OF INFORMATION

House Bill 55 - Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging While Driving SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

House Bill 68 - Medical Treatment - Youth - Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Licensed Social Workers OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED

House Bill 87 - Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2012 - Other Tobacco Products Tax Increase SUPPORT

House Bill 104 - Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement and Penalties SUPPORT

House Bill 123 - Vehicle Laws - Wireless Communication Devices - Enforcement of Prohibitions on Use While Driving SUPPORT

House Bill 149 - Mopeds and Motor Scooters - Titling, Registration, Insurance, and Required Use of Protective Headgear SUPPORT

House Bill 172 -Health Occupations - Dental Hygienists - Local Anesthesia OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED

House Bill 188 - Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - Synthetic Cannabinoids SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

House Bill 196 - Student Health and Fitness Act SUPPORT

House Bill 227 - Income Tax Credit for Services Donated to Community Health Organizations SUPPORT

House Bill 243 - Kathleen A. Mathias Chemotherapy Parity Act of 2012 SUPPORT

House Bill 313 - Motor Vehicles - Child Seating and Safety Seats - Requirement and Prohibition SUPPORT AS AMENDED

House Bill 323 - Health Occupations - Licensed Podiatrists - Scope of Practice OPPOSE

House Bill 328 - Health - Tattoo Facilities - Protection of Minors SUPPORT

House Bill 340 - Vehicle Laws - Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats SUPPORT

House Bill 343 - Vehicle Laws - Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts - Penalty SUPPORT

House Bill 426 - Medical Assistance Program - Health Care for Mothers, Children, Seniors, and Individuals with Disabilities - Pilot Program SUPPORT

House Bill 436 - Medical Records - Authorization to Disclose - Person in Interest SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

House Bill 443 - Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act of 2012 SUPPORT

House Bill 449 - Health Care Decisions by Surrogates - Donations of Nonvital Organs SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

House Bill 465 - Health Insurance - Health Benefit Plan Premium Rate Review SUPPORT

House Bill 470 - Maryland Health Care Commission - Preauthorization of Medical Services and Pharmaceuticals - Standards SUPPORT

House Bill 496 - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Report - Penalties OPPOSE

House Bill 497 - Public Schools - Epinephrine Availability and Use - Policy Requirements SUPPORT

House Bill 507 - Health Care Malpractice Claims - Expert Witnesses - Limitations OPPOSE

House Bill 531 - State Government - Commemorative Days - Prescription Drug Take Back Day SUPPORT

House Bill 561 - Pharmacists - Administration of Vaccines - Expanded Authority OPPOSE

House Bill 569 - Motor Vehicles - Motor Scooters, Mopeds, and Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles - Titling, and Required Use of Protective Headgear SUPPORT

House Bill 620 - Health Occupations - State Board of Naturopathic Medicine OPPOSE

House Bill 621 - Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child SUPPORT

House Bill 688 - State Board of Physicians - Athletic Trainer Advisory Committee - Sunset Extension Program Evaluation, and Revisions SUPPORT

House Bill 758 - Health Occupations Boards - Regulations - Scope of Practice Advisory Committee OPPOSE

House Bill 763 - Maryland Kinesiotherapy Act OPPOSE

House Bill 824 - State Board of Physicians and Allied Health Advisory Committees - Sunset Extension and Program Evaluations SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS

House Bill 957 - Health Occupations - Public Disclosure of Professional Credentials SUPPORT

House Bill 999 - Crimes - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Report OPPOSE

House Bill 1024 - Medical Marijuana Commission LETTER OF INFORMATION

House Bill 1056 - Health Occupations - Licensed Midwives OPPOSE

House Bill 1067 - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Provide Notice or Report - Civil Liability and Criminal Penalty OPPOSE

House Bill 1080 - Education - Student Athletes - Heat Acclimatization Guidelines SUPPORT AS AMENDED SENATE TESTIMONY

House Bill 1099 - Criminal Law - Second Degree Assault - Health Care Practitioners SUPPORT

House Bill 1102 - Child Abuse - Failure to Report - Civil Penalty and Child Abuse Prevention Fund OPPOSE

House Bill 1140 - Physicians - Sharing of Information with Maryland Health Care Commission SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS SENATE TESTIMONY

House Bill 1149 - Health Insurance - Coverage for Telemedicine Services SUPPORT

House Bill 1153 - Tobacco Tax - Healthy Maryland Initiative SUPPORT

House Bill 1158 - Medical Marijuana Oversight Commission LETTER OF INFORMATION

House Bill 1272 - Public Health - Electronic Cigarettes - Distribution to Minors Prohibited SUPPORT

House Bill 1341 - Medicaid Sustainability Commission SUPPORT

House Bill 1399 - Hospitals - Credentialing and Privileging Process - Telemedicine OPPOSE

House Bill 1400 - State Board of Physicians - Exceptions from Licensing - Physician Authorized to Practice Medicine by Another State OPPOSE

House Bill 1407 - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Workgroup on Cancer Clusters and Environmental Causes of Cancer SUPPORT

 

SENATE BILLS

Senate Bill 63 - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Provide Notice or Report - Civil Liability and Criminal Penalty OPPOSE

Senate Bill 72 - Medical Treatment - Youth - Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED HOUSE TESTIMONY

Senate Bill 76 - Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - Research - Synthetic Cannabinoids SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

Senate Bill 140 - Crimes - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Report OPPOSE

Senate Bill 152 - Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2012 - Other Tobacco Products SUPPORT

Senate Bill 179 - Kathleen A. Mathias Chemotherapy Parity Act of 2012 SUPPORT

Senate Bill 180 - Health Occupations - State Board of Naturopathic Medicine OPPOSE

Senate Bill 185 - Motor Vehicles - Child Seating and Safety Seats - Requirements and Prohibition SUPPORT AS AMENDED

Senate Bill 217 - Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties SUPPORT

Senate Bill 238 - Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act of 2012 SUPPORT

Senate Bill 309 - Mopeds and Motor Scooters - Titling, Registration, Insurance, and Required Use of Protective Headgear SUPPORT

Senate Bill 310 - Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - Synthetic Cannabinoids SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

Senate Bill 344 - Health Occupations - Dental Hygienists - Local Anesthesia OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED

Senate Bill 376 - Medical Records - Authorization to Disclose - Person in Interest SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

Senate Bill 395 - Health Occupations - Public Disclosure of Professional Credentials SUPPORT

Senate Bill 408 - Pharmacists - Administration of Vaccines - Expanded Authority OPPOSE

Senate Bill 456 - Health Insurance - Health Benefit Plan Premium Rate ReviewSUPPORT

Senate Bill 460 - Vehicle Laws - Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts - Penalty SUPPORT

Senate Bill 488 - Vehicle Laws - Protective Headgear Requirement for Motorcycle Riders - Exceptions OPPOSE

Senate Bill 526 - Tobacco Tax - Healthy Maryland Initiative SUPPORT

Senate Bill 529 - Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENT

Senate Bill 530 - Maryland Kinesiotherapy Act OPPOSE

Senate Bill 540 - Maryland Health Care Commission - Preauthorization of Medical Services and Pharmaceuticals - Standards SUPPORT

Senate Bill 559 -Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child  SUPPORT

Senate Bill 563 - Vehicle Laws - Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats SUPPORT

Senate Bill 564 - Student Health and Fitness Act SUPPORT

Senate Bill 583 - Health - Medical Procedures - Ultrasound Options LETTER OF CONCERN

Senate Bill 593 - Medical Assistance Program - Health Care for Mothers, Children, Seniors, and Individuals with Disabilities - Pilot Program SUPPORT

Senate Bill 598 - Health Occupations - Licensed Podiatrists - Scope of Practice OPPOSE

Senate Bill 621 - Public Schools - Epinephrine Availability and Use - Policy Requirements SUPPORT

Senate Bill 624 - Motor Vehicles - Motor Scooters, Mopeds, and Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles - Titling, and Required Use of Protective Headgear SUPPORT

Senate Bill 626 - Child Abuse - Failure to Report - Civil Penalty and Child Abuse Prevention Fund OPPOSE

Senate Bill 629 - State Board of Physicians - Sunset Extension and Program Evaluation SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS HOUSE TESTIMONY

Senate Bill 631 - Tobacco Tax - Maryland Tobacco-Free Kids Initiative SUPPORT

Senate Bill 781 - Health Insurance - Coverage for Telemedicine Services SUPPORT

Senate Bill 784 - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Workgroup on Cancer Clusters and Environmental Causes of Cancer SUPPORT

Senate Bill 817 - Health Insurance - Reimbursement for Covered Services Rendered by Telemedicine SUPPORT

Senate Bill 866 - Health Occupations Boards - Regulations - Scope of Practice Advisory Committee OPPOSE

Senate Bill 870 - State Board of Physicians - Athletic Trainer Advisory Committee - Sunset Extension, Program Evaluation and Revisions SUPPORT

Senate Bill 904 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Health Care Delivery Systems - Pilot Project SUPPORT

Senate Bill 953 - Medicaid Sustainability Commission SUPPORT

Senate Bill 954 - Medical Records - HIPAA Consistency Act of 2012 SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS

Senate Bill 995 - Medical Marijuana Oversight Commission LETTER OF INFORMATION

 

OTHER TESTIMONY

AELR Testimony on Worker's Comp Prescription Drug Schedule Regulations OPPOSE

House Appropriations Committee Testimony in Support of the Community Health Resources Commission

Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Testimony in Support of the Community Health Resources Commission

Senate Finance Committee Testimony on Health Information Technology Adoption by Private Physicians

Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Testimony on Medical Care Programs Administration Budget Hearing

House Appropriations Committee Testimony on DHMH Medical Care Programs Administration Budget Hearing