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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
05/08/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
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
04/24/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 338
Providing that the owner or operator of a micro market is not required to have a person in charge present during the 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 is clearly visible to the consumer; requiring certain video surveillance recordings to be maintained for 14 days and to be made available for inspection by the Comptroller or certain other agencies within 24 hours of a certain request; etc.
HB 1126 - Del. Mary Lisanti (DEM-MD)
Public Service Commission - Application for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity - Criteria to Consider
04/24/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 283
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 - Days in July
04/02/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to establish by regulation that the workday for tidal fish licensees who catch crabs using any gear may begin at a certain time on certain days in July as determined by the Department.
HB 135 - Del. Terri Hill (DEM-MD)
Health Insurance - Coverage for Male Sterilization - High-Deductible Health Plans
04/10/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
Exempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to forward a certain notice of determination within 5 days of receiving the notice to the Department of Legislative Services; and providing for the termination of the Act under certain circumstances.
HB 1504 - Del. Clarence Lam (DEM-MD)
Task Force to Study Reinsurance to Reduce Health Insurance Premiums
03/26/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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)
04/03/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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 Receiving Child Welfare Services - Centralized Comprehensive Health Care Monitoring Program
05/08/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
Establishing a State Medical Director for Children Receiving Child Welfare Services in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Director and all personnel under the direct supervision of the Director to have access to all confidential information and records available to, or in the possession of, local departments, subject to a certain condition; requiring the State Medical Director to establish a Centralized Comprehensive Health Care Monitoring Program for children in out-of-home placements; etc.
HB 1591 - Del. Richard Impallaria (REP-MD)
Solar Facilities - Siting Standards
03/17/2018 - Unfavorable Report by 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
03/14/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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 1782 - Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk (DEM-MD)
Health Insurance - Individual Market Stabilization (Maryland Health Care Access Act of 2018)
04/10/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 37
Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, managed care organizations, dental plans, and certain entities or persons to be subject to a certain assessment in calendar year 2019; providing the assessment's purpose to recoup the aggregate amount of a certain insurer provider fee as a bridge to stability in the individual health insurance market; requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to distribute the assessment to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange; etc.
HB 1783 - Del. Adrienne Jones (DEM-MD)
21st Century School Facilities Act
04/05/2018 - Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 14
Altering the requirements for awarding school construction contracts; renaming the Interagency Committee on School Construction as the Interagency Commission on School Construction; requiring the Commission to develop and approve policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations on school construction allocations to local jurisdictions in an independent and merit-based manner; establishing the Workgroup on the Assessment and Funding of School Facilities and the School Safety Grant Program; etc.
HB 1795 - Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk (DEM-MD)
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Establishment of a Reinsurance Program
04/05/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 6
Altering the purposes of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Fund; providing that certain funds may be used only for the purposes of the State Reinsurance Program; requiring, rather than authorizing, the Exchange, in consultation with the Maryland Insurance Commission and as approved by the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board, to establish and implement a State Reinsurance Program to provide reinsurance to certain carriers; requiring that the Program be designed to mitigate the impact of certain individuals on rates; etc.
HB 1826 - Del. A. Shane Robinson (DEM-MD)
Environment - Water Pollution Control - Water Quality Certification
03/16/2018 - Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
Requiring the Department of the Environment to submit a certain notification to certain federal agencies and conduct a certain independent review on receipt of a certain application for a water quality certification for a project involving karst terrain; prohibiting the Department from voluntarily waiving its authority to review the application; requiring the Department to consider certain factors when reviewing the application; requiring the Department to hold a public hearing for certain purposes; etc.
HB 249 - Del. Nicholaus Kipke (REP-MD)
Health Insurance - Coverage for Fertility Awareness-Based Methods
05/08/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 437
Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage for instruction by a licensed health care provider on fertility awareness-based methods; prohibiting the insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a copayment, coinsurance requirement, or deductible to coverage for the instruction on fertility awareness-based methods, except with respect to a certain grandfathered exception; 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 - Del. Nick Mosby (DEM-MD)
Baltimore City Lead Remediation and Recovery Act
03/16/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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)
03/30/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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
03/14/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
03/19/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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 772 - Del. Antonio Hayes (DEM-MD)
Maryland Department of Health - Reimbursement for Services Provided by Certified Peer Recovery Specialists - Workgroup and Report
04/24/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 323
Requiring the Secretary of Health to convene a stakeholder workgroup to study issues related to the reimbursement of certified peer recovery specialists; requiring the workgroup to include representatives of certain persons; and requiring the Secretary to submit a report on the findings and recommendations of the workgroup to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2018.
HB 784 - Del. Richard Impallaria (REP-MD)
Electric Facilities - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines - Additional Notice Requirements
05/15/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 773
Requiring the Public Service Commission to provide certain notice of an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on its website and social media platforms; requiring a certain applicant to identify whether a certain overhead transmission line is located on certain sites or on land subject to a certain easement under certain circumstances; etc.
HB 794 - Del. Kathy Szeliga (REP-MD)
Public Service Commission - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines - Location
03/15/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
03/15/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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 908 - Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk (DEM-MD)
Health Insurance - Coverage of Fertility Preservation Procedures for Iatrogenic Infertility
05/15/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 715
Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain fertility preservation procedures; providing a certain exception for a religious organization that requests and receives an exclusion from in vitro fertilization coverage; and applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or after January 1, 2019.
HB 947 - Del. Wendell Beitzel (REP-MD)
Natural Resources - Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Purpose and Authorized Use of Funds
03/12/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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
04/24/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 197
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; specifying the state of residence for different types of policies; providing that eligibility and underwriting standards for travel insurance may be developed and provided based on certain travel protection plans and certain applicable provisions of law; 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
03/22/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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 1243 - Sen. James DeGrange (DEM-MD)
21st Century School Facilities Act
03/14/2018 - Hearing 3/15 at 1:45 p.m.
Altering the requirements for awarding contracts to bidders for school buildings; requiring the Interagency Committee on School Construction to conduct a certain facility assessment; specifying the process for the review and approval of public school construction projects; establishing the Local Share of School Construction Costs Revolving Loan Fund; declaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding funding for public school construction; etc.
SB 1267 - Sen. Thomas Middleton (DEM-MD)
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Establishment of a Reinsurance Program
04/05/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 7
Requiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to establish a State Reinsurance Program to provide reinsurance to carriers that offer individual health benefit plans in the State, and that is consistent with certain laws; requiring that the Program be designed to mitigate the impact of high-risk individuals on certain rates; providing that, beginning January 1, 2019, funding for reinsurance in the individual health insurance market through the Program may be made using certain funds; 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
04/10/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
Exempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to forward a certain notice of determination within 5 days of receiving the notice to the Department of Legislative Services; and providing for the termination of the Act under certain circumstances.
SB 187 - President
Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2018
04/05/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 10
Authorizing or altering the distribution of certain revenue; altering or repealing certain required appropriations; requiring that any increase in judicial salary be included in the portion of the budget bill relating to the judiciary department; establishing the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education Fund to assist in providing a world-class education to Maryland students; requiring the Commission to make recommendations regarding inflationary indices to be used in certain formulas; etc.
SB 271 - Sen. James Mathias (DEM-MD)
Health Insurance - Coverage of Fertility Preservation Procedures for Iatrogenic Infertility
05/15/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 716
Requiring, except under certain circumstances, certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain fertility preservation procedures; and applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or after January 1, 2019.
SB 33 - Sen. Edward Reilly (REP-MD)
Health Insurance - Coverage for Fertility Awareness-Based Methods
05/08/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 438
Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage for instruction by a licensed health care provider on fertility awareness-based methods; prohibiting the insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a copayment, coinsurance requirement, or deductible to coverage for the instruction on fertility awareness-based methods, except with respect to a certain grandfathered exception; etc.
SB 387 - Sen. Thomas Middleton (DEM-MD)
Health Insurance - Individual Market Stabilization (Maryland Health Care Access Act of 2018)
04/10/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 38
Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, dental plan organizations, fraternal benefit organizations, managed care organizations, and certain other persons to be subject to a certain 2.75% assessment in calendar year 2019; establishing that the purpose of the assessment is to recoup a certain aggregate amount of the health insurance provider fee for certain purposes; requiring distribution of the assessment to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Fund; etc.
SB 611 - Sen. Joan Conway (DEM-MD)
Education - Healthy School Facility Fund - Established
05/08/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 561
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 establish award procedures to make awards distributed from the Fund not more than 45 days after receiving an application; requiring the Governor in each of fiscal years 2020 and 2021 to appropriate at least $30,000,000 to the Fund; requiring the Comptroller to account for the Fund; etc.
SB 652 - Sen. Thomas Middleton (DEM-MD)
Property and Casualty Insurance - Travel Insurance - Regulation
04/24/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 198
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; specifying the state of residence for different types of policies; providing that eligibility and underwriting standards for travel insurance may be developed and provided based on certain travel protection plans and certain applicable provisions of law; etc.
SB 682 - Sen. Stephen Hershey (REP-MD)
Emergency Medical Services Providers - Coverage and Reimbursement of Services - Reports and Plan
05/15/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 605
Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, in consultation with certain entities, jointly to develop a certain statewide plan, identify a Medicare reimbursement process, study and make recommendations regarding the desirability and feasibility of reimbursement for certain emergency services, and submit certain reports on or before January 1, 2019.
SB 690 - Sen. Joanne Benson (DEM-MD)
Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission - Basic Health Program - Study
03/26/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
Requiring the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to study and make recommendations regarding the feasibility of the State providing certain Basic Health Program coverage in the State beginning January 1, 2020; requiring the study to address certain matters related to Basic Health Program coverage; requiring the Commission to include the findings of the study in its annual report to be submitted to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 31, 2018; 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
03/05/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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
04/24/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 339
Providing that the owner or operator of a micro market is not required to have a person in charge present during the 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 is clearly visible to the consumer; requiring certain video surveillance recordings to be maintained for 14 days and to be made available for inspection by the Comptroller or certain other agencies within 24 hours of a certain request; etc.
SB 765 - Sen. James Mathias (DEM-MD)
Maryland Department of Health - Reimbursement for Services Provided by Certified Peer Recovery Specialists - Workgroup and Report
04/24/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 324
Requiring the Secretary of Health to convene a stakeholder workgroup to make findings and recommendations on issues related to the reimbursement of certified peer recovery specialists; requiring the workgroup to include representatives of certain persons; and requiring the Secretary to submit a report on the findings and recommendations of the workgroup to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2018.
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
03/12/2018 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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
05/08/2018 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
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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