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HB 1024 - Del. Shelly Hettleman (DEM-MD)
State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Contraceptive Drugs and Devices and Male Sterilization
02/12/2018 - Hearing 2/23 at 2:00 p.m.
Requiring the Secretary of Budget and Management to ensure that the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program complies with certain provisions of the Insurance Article relating to the coverage of contraceptive drugs and devices and male sterilization.
HB 1087 - Del. C.T. Wilson (DEM-MD)
Business Regulation - Micro Markets - Licensure
02/07/2018 - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Providing that the owner or operator of a micro market is not required to have a person in charge present during certain hours of operation under certain circumstances; establishing the requirements for certain food sold at a micro market; requiring the owner or operator of a micro market to post a certain sign that includes certain information in a certain manner and written in a certain language; etc.
HB 1126 - Del. Mary Lisanti (DEM-MD)
Public Service Commission - Application for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Criteria to Consider
02/09/2018 - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring the Public Service Commission to take final action on a certain application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity only after due consideration of the effect of a generating station, an overhead transmission line, or a qualified generator lead line on air quality and water pollution, rather than the effect of the generating station, overhead transmission line, or qualified generator lead line on air and water pollution when applicable; etc.
HB 1167 - Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk (DEM-MD)
Protect Maryland Health Care Act of 2018
02/14/2018 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing the Maryland Insurance Stabilization Fund and the Health Insurance Down Payment Escrow Fund; specifying the purposes of the funds; requiring, beginning on a certain date, an individual to maintain certain coverage for certain individuals; requiring that an individual pay a certain payment under certain circumstances; requiring the Exchange to take certain steps to facilitate the enrollment of certain individuals into certain coverage under certain circumstances; etc.
HB 1249 - Del. Christopher Adams (REP-MD)
Crab Harvest - Start Time - Code Red Days
02/12/2018 - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to establish, after providing public notice, that the workday for tidal fish licensees who catch crabs using any gear may begin at 3:00 a.m. on days and in tidal regions for which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports the Air Quality Index to be code red or higher.
HB 135 - Del. Terri Hill (DEM-MD)
Health Insurance - Coverage for Male Sterilization - High-Deductible Health Plans
01/26/2018 - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Exempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; and applying the Act retroactively.
HB 1504 - Del. Clarence Lam (DEM-MD)
Task Force to Study Reinsurance to Reduce Health Insurance Premiums
02/14/2018 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing the Task Force to Study Reinsurance to Reduce Health Insurance Premiums; providing for the composition, cochairs, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenses; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters; requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 1, 2018; etc.
HB 1509 - Del. Matt Morgan (REP-MD)
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Individual Exchange - Copper Plans to Lower Rates
02/14/2018 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, beginning January 1, 2019, to make copper plans available in the Individual Exchange to certain individuals, notwithstanding certain provisions of law; requiring the Exchange to certify a certain health benefit plan as a copper plan if the plan provides certain coverage, notwithstanding certain provisions of law; etc.
HB 1516 - Del. Erek Barron (DEM-MD)
Public Health - Healthy Maryland Program - Establishment (Healthy Maryland Act of 2018)
02/14/2018 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain choice and access to certain coordinators and certain providers, and certain financing for residents of the State on or before January 1, 2020; establishing the Health Maryland Board to organize, administer, and market Healthy Maryland and Healthy Maryland Services as a single-payer program; etc.
HB 1582 - Del. C.T. Wilson (DEM-MD)
Human Services - Children in Out-of-Home Placement - Centralized Comprehensive Health Care Monitoring Program
02/12/2018 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
Establishing a State Medical Director for Children in Out-of-Home Placement in the Department of Human Services; providing for the appointment of the State Medical Director; establishing certain qualifications for the State Medical Director; establishing certain responsibilities of the State Medical Director; etc.
HB 1591 - Del. Richard Impallaria (REP-MD)
Solar Facilities - Siting Standards
02/14/2018 - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
Providing that a solar facility may be allowed only by special exception in certain zones of a local jurisdiction; establishing certain requirements for the application, siting, and operation of a solar facility in certain zones; establishing certain limitations on the siting of a solar facility in certain zones; requiring certain approval to be obtained from certain persons before approval of a certain solar facility in certain zones; prohibiting a solar facility from being located in certain districts or areas; etc.
HB 1632 - Delegate Lewis, R.
Public Service Commission - Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Rapid Health Impact Assessment Requirement
02/09/2018 - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring an applicant for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain construction to conduct a rapid health impact assessment (HIA) on the project and report on its findings; requiring a rapid HIA report to be completed within 3 weeks after the applicant submits its application to the Commission; requiring an applicant to complete the rapid HIA in a certain manner; requiring the rapid HIA report to be considered part of a certain application; etc.
HB 26 - Delegate Lewis, R.
Community Healthy Air Act
01/22/2018 - Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
Establishing the Committee on Air Quality to create an air quality sampling and monitoring protocol, on or before January 1, 2019, for the collection of air quality and public health data associated with certain large animal-feeding operations; requiring the protocol to establish the methodology for the Department of the Environment to use to quantify and assess certain data; requiring the Department to report its findings from certain assessments and evaluations to the General Assembly by December 15, 2019; etc.
HB 304 - Delegate Lewis, R.
Environment - Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing - Elevated Blood Lead Levels
02/06/2018 - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.
Reducing from 10 micrograms per deciliter to 5 micrograms per deciliter the elevated blood lead level that initiates certain case management, notification, and lead risk reduction requirements.
HB 455 - Del. Erek Barron (DEM-MD)
Assisted Living Education on Influenza
02/13/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
Requiring each assisted living program to provide its residents with educational material on the influenza virus on or before September 1 each year; requiring that the educational material include certain information; and prohibiting an assisted living program from being required to pay for or provide an influenza virus vaccine, unless otherwise required by law.
HB 482 - Del. Angela Angel (DEM-MD)
Public Health - Assisted Living Programs - Educational Material on Influenza Virus
01/31/2018 - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring assisted living program facilities to provide their residents with educational material on the influenza virus on or before September 1 each year; and requiring that the educational material include certain information.
HB 604 - Rep. Nick Mosby (DEM-MD)
Baltimore City Lead Remediation and Recovery Act
02/14/2018 - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Establishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of lead pigment for certain damages allegedly caused by the presence of lead-based paint in a residential building located in Baltimore City; providing that the Act does not apply to certain actions for certain damages arising from personal injury or death, to certain actions against a person other than a manufacturer, or to certain actions brought by a person other than the City of Baltimore, the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, or a certain owner; etc.
HB 660 - Del. Kirill Reznik (DEM-MD)
Public Health - State-Provided Health Care Benefits for State Residents (HealthcareMaryland)
02/14/2018 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
Establishing the Office of Health Care Coverage in the Maryland Department of Health to establish and carry out the HealthcareMaryland Program to provide benefits to State residents who do not receive federal benefits through Medicare, TRICARE, plans that are subject to ERISA, or any other federal medical program; requiring the Office to contract with a certain number of managed care organizations; requiring certain employers to pay to the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation a certain annual payroll tax; etc.
HB 715 - Delegate Lewis, R.
Public Service Commission - Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Public Notice and Hearing
02/01/2018 - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring a certain notice made by the Public Service Commission or an applicant for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to be specific; requiring the Commission or a certain applicant to provide certain notice immediately to certain residents in a certain manner; requiring the Commission, at a certain time, to provide certain notice immediately of a certain application on certain Commission social media accounts, on the Commission's website in a certain manner, and through text alerts to certain interested persons; etc.
HB 726 - Delegate Lewis, R.
Maryland Department of Health - Basic Health Program - Implementation
02/14/2018 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain Basic Health Program coverage in the State; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to report to the Department of Legislative Services and the General Assembly on or before June 1, 2019, on whether the State can implement, beginning January 1, 2020, a Basic Health Program that accomplishes certain objectives and take other certain action related to the implementation of the Program; etc.
HB 784 - Del. Richard Impallaria (REP-MD)
Electric Facilities - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines - Repeal of Condemnation Authority, Location, and Workgroup
02/01/2018 - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Repealing the authority of a person to which a certain certificate of public convenience and necessity is issued for the construction of a certain overhead transmission line to acquire certain property or rights by condemnation; prohibiting the Public Service Commission from issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of an overhead transmission line that is designed to carry a certain voltage unless the overhead transmission line is located on certain sites or on certain land; etc.
HB 794 - Del. Kathy Szeliga (REP-MD)
Public Service Commission - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines - Location
02/01/2018 - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Prohibiting the Public Service Commission from issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of an overhead transmission line that is designed to carry a voltage in excess of 69,000 volts unless the overhead transmission line will be located on certain sites or on property subject to an existing easement; authorizing the Commission to issue a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of an overhead transmission line at a location other than certain locations; etc.
HB 812 - Del. Kathy Szeliga (REP-MD)
Electric Facilities - Condemnation - Conserved Land
02/01/2018 - Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing certain restrictions on the acquisition of certain property by condemnation in connection with a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain facilities used in the transmission of electricity; providing that a property or right may not be taken by eminent domain for certain transmission or lead lines unless certain conditions are met; and requiring certain compensation to be paid based on a certain valuation and to reimburse certain entities.
HB 947 - Del. Wendell Beitzel (REP-MD)
Natural Resources - Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Purpose and Authorized Use of Funds
02/06/2018 - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Renaming the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund to be the Chesapeake Bay and State Waters Trust Fund; modifying the purpose of the Fund to include the restoration and protection of the health of the waters of the State; expanding the use of the Fund to include certain projects to improve and protect the health of the waters of the State; etc.
HB 979 - Del. Benjamin Kramer (DEM-MD)
Property and Casualty Insurance - Travel Insurance - Regulation
02/06/2018 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Specifying that a certain insurer that offers or sells a travel insurance policy is required to pay a certain premium tax on certain premiums paid by certain persons; requiring travel insurance to be classified and filed as inland marine insurance; providing that eligibility and underwriting standards for travel insurance may be developed and provided based on certain travel protection plans; providing that a travel protection plan may be offered for one price under certain circumstances; etc.
SB 1002 - Sen. Paul Pinsky (DEM-MD)
Public Health - Healthy Maryland Program - Establishment (Healthy Maryland Act of 2018)
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain choice and access to certain coordinators and certain providers, and certain financing for residents of the State on or before January 1, 2020; establishing the Healthy Maryland Board to organize, administer, and market Healthy Maryland and Healthy Maryland Services as a single-payer program; etc.
SB 1011 - Sen. Brian Feldman (DEM-MD)
Protect Maryland Health Care Act of 2018
02/08/2018 - Reassigned to Finance and Budget and Taxation
Establishing the Maryland Insurance Stabilization Fund and the Health Insurance Down Payment Escrow Fund; specifying the purposes of the funds; requiring, beginning on a certain date, an individual to maintain certain coverage for certain individuals; requiring that an individual pay a certain payment under certain circumstances; requiring the Exchange to take certain steps to facilitate the enrollment of certain individuals into certain coverage under certain circumstances; etc.
SB 1142 - Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (DEM-MD)
Public Service Commission - Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Rapid Health Impact Assessment Requirement
02/16/2018 - First Reading Senate Rules
Requiring an applicant for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain construction to conduct a rapid health impact assessment (HIA) on the project and report on its findings; requiring a rapid HIA report to be completed within 3 weeks after the applicant submits its application to the Commission; requiring an applicant to complete the rapid HIA in a certain manner; requiring the rapid HIA report to be considered part of a certain application; etc.
SB 133 - Sen. Richard Madaleno (DEM-MD)
Community Healthy Air Act
01/17/2018 - Hearing 1/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing the Committee on Air Quality; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Committee; prohibiting a member of the Committee from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenses; requiring the Committee to create a certain air quality sampling and monitoring protocol on or before a certain date; requiring the protocol to establish the methodology for the Department of the Environment to use to quantify and assess certain data; terminating the Act; etc.
SB 137 - Sen. Edward Reilly (REP-MD)
Health Insurance - Coverage for Male Sterilization - High-Deductible Health Plans
01/17/2018 - Hearing 1/31 at 2:00 p.m.
Exempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; and applying the Act retroactively.
SB 387 - Sen. Thomas Middleton (DEM-MD)
Health Insurance - Health Care Access Program - Establishment (Maryland Health Care Access Act of 2018)
02/07/2018 - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring a carrier to pay a certain assessment on certain premiums under certain circumstances beginning January 1, 2019; establishing as a purpose of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to seek approval of and carry out a certain waiver; requiring the Exchange to establish and oversee the implementation of a Health Care Access Program; requiring, beginning on a certain date, an individual to maintain certain coverage for certain individuals; requiring that an individual pay a certain penalty under certain circumstances; etc.
SB 611 - Sen. William Ferguson (DEM-MD)
Education - Healthy School Facility Fund - Established
02/15/2018 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing the Healthy School Facility Fund to provide grants to public primary and secondary schools in the State to improve the health of school facilities; requiring the Interagency Committee on School Construction to administer the Fund; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund and the Comptroller to account for the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; providing for the investment of money in and expenditures from the Fund; requiring interest earnings of the Fund to be credited to the Fund; etc.
SB 652 - Sen. Thomas Middleton (DEM-MD)
Property and Casualty Insurance - Travel Insurance - Regulation
02/09/2018 - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Specifying that a certain insurer that offers or sells a travel insurance policy is required to pay a certain premium tax on certain premiums paid by certain persons; requiring travel insurance to be classified and filed as inland marine insurance; providing that eligibility and underwriting standards for travel insurance may be developed and provided based on certain travel protection plans; providing that a travel protection plan may be offered for one price under certain circumstances; etc.
SB 682 - Sen. Stephen Hershey (REP-MD)
Medical Assistance Program and Health Insurance - Emergency Medical Services Providers - Coverage and Reimbursement of Services
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to reimburse emergency medical services providers for mobile integrated health services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients; requiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide health insurance benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for mobile integrated health services provided by certain emergency medical services providers; etc.
SB 690 - Sen. Joanne Benson (DEM-MD)
Maryland Department of Health - Basic Health Program - Implementation
02/07/2018 - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain Basic Health Program coverage in the State; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to report to the Department of Legislative Services and the General Assembly on or before June 1, 2019, on whether the State can implement, beginning January 1, 2020, a Basic Health Program that accomplishes certain objectives and take other certain action related to the implementation of the Program; etc.
SB 691 - Sen. J. B. Jennings (REP-MD)
Electric Facilities - Condemnation - Conserved Land
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing certain restrictions on the acquisition of certain property by condemnation in connection with a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain facilities used in the transmission of electricity; providing that a property or right may not be taken by eminent domain for certain transmission or lead lines unless certain conditions are met; and requiring certain compensation to be paid based on a certain valuation and to reimburse certain entities.
SB 692 - Sen. J. B. Jennings (REP-MD)
Public Service Commission - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines - Location
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
Prohibiting the Public Service Commission from issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of an overhead transmission line that is designed to carry a voltage in excess of 69,000 volts unless the overhead transmission line will be located on certain sites or on property subject to an existing easement; authorizing the Commission to issue a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of an overhead transmission line at a location other than certain locations; etc.
SB 694 - Sen. Brian Feldman (DEM-MD)
Assisted Living Education on Influenza
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring each assisted living program to provide its residents with educational material on the influenza virus by posting the educational material in each assisted living program facility on or before September 1 each year; requiring that the educational material include certain information; and prohibiting an assisted living program from being required to pay for or provide an influenza virus vaccine, unless otherwise required by law.
SB 758 - Sen. Edward Reilly (REP-MD)
Business Regulation - Micro Markets - Licensure
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Providing that the owner or operator of a micro market is not required to have a person in charge present during certain hours of operation under certain circumstances; establishing the requirements for certain food sold at a micro market; requiring the owner or operator of a micro market to post a certain sign that includes certain information in a certain manner and written in a certain language; etc.
SB 801 - Sen. Nathaniel Oaks (DEM-MD)
Environment - Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing - Elevated Blood Lead Levels
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
Reducing from 10 micrograms per deciliter to 5 micrograms per deciliter the elevated blood lead level that initiates certain case management, notification, and lead risk reduction requirements.
SB 958 - Sen. George Edwards (REP-MD)
Natural Resources - Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Purpose and Authorized Use of Funds
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
Renaming the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund to be the Chesapeake Bay and State Waters Trust Fund; modifying the purpose of the Fund to include the restoration and protection of the health of the waters of the State; expanding the use of the Fund to include certain projects to improve and protect the health of the waters of the State; etc.
SB 986 - Sen. Delores Kelley (DEM-MD)
State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Contraceptive Drugs and Devices and Male Sterilization
02/07/2018 - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring the Secretary of Budget and Management to ensure that the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program complies with certain provisions of the Insurance Article relating to the coverage of contraceptive drugs and devices and male sterilization.
 
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