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Bill Table

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Behavioral Health System Modernization Act

SB 637 | HB 935 – Health and Health Insurance – Behavioral Health Services – Expansion (Behavioral Health System Modernization Act) 

Crisis Response

SB 12 | HB 129 - Behavioral Health Crisis Response Services and Public Safety Answering Points – Modifications

SB 241 | HB 293 - Behavioral Health Crisis Response Services – 9-8-8 Trust Fund

Overdose and Suicide Prevention

SB 94 | HB 48 - Public Health – Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee

SB 323 | HB 578 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program – Prior Authorization for Drug Products to Treat Opioid Use Disorder – Prohibition

HB 190 - Criminal Procedure – Medical Emergency – Immunity

SB 394 | HB 408 - Statewide Targeted Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act of 2022 

SB 676 | HB 659 – Firearm Safety – Storage Requirements and Youth Suicide Prevention (Jaelynn’s Law) 

HB 699 – Office of the Chief Medical Examiner – Grief Counseling Services 

HB 794 – Public Health – Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council 

Health Equity

SB 150 | HB 6 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program – Dental Coverage for Adults 

HB 97 - Workgroup on Black, Latino, Asian American Pacific Islander, and Other Underrepresented Behavioral Health Professionals 

SB 460 | HB 517 - Consumer Health Access Program for Mental Health and Addiction Care – Establishment

SB 549 | HB 715 – Administrative Services Organizations – Requirements for Retraction, Repayment, or Mitigation of Claims  

SB 637 | HB 935 – Health and Health Insurance – Behavioral Health Services – Expansion (Behavioral Health System Modernization Act)

SB 659 | HB 684 – Maryland Medical Assistance Program – Psychiatric Inpatient Care – Admissions Restrictions (Psychiatric Hospital Admissions Equity Act) 

SB 682 | HB 746 – Maryland Medical Assistance Program – Gender-Affirming Treatment (Trans Health Equity Act of 2022) 

SB 707 – Health Insurance – Provider Panels – Coverage for Nonparticipation 

Criminal Justice

SB 165 | HB 294 - Juvenile Court – Jurisdiction 

SB 509 | HB 481 - Drug Paraphernalia for Administration – Decriminalization  

SB 691 | HB 459 – Juvenile Justice Reform 

Children & Families

SB 162 - Public Schools – Cyber Safety Guide and Training Course – Development, Implementation, and Reporting 

SB 275 | HB 8 - Labor and Employment – Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program – Establishment (Time to Care Act of 2022) 

HB 513 – Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Program – Established 

SB 590 – Public Health – Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System – Requirements 

SB 656 | HB 766 – Children – Residential Treatment Centers – Education Funding 

Older Adults

SB 357 | HB 589 - Adult Protective Services – Vulnerable Adults Registry – Investigations and Records of Abuse and Neglect and Workgroup Study 

SB 511 | HB 430 - Human Services – Secretary of Aging – Qualifications 

SB 559HB 529 – Estates and Trusts – Supported Decision Making 

Other Important Behavioral Health Bills

SB 243 | HB 287 - Secretary of Health – Professional Qualification Requirement

 SB 407 | HB 407 - Health Occupations – Health Care Staffing Shortage Emergency – Declaration and Licensing and Practice Requirements (Health Care Heroes Act of 2022)

SB 440 | HB 625 - Commission to Study the Health Care Workforce Crisis in Maryland – Establishment