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Health and Government Operations Committee

Chair
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass
Vice Chair
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk
Address
Room 241
House Office Building
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone
410-841-3770
301-858-3770
Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3770
Contact
Email
Online Contact cannot be used to submit written committee hearing testimony.
For questions requiring an immediate response please call the committee.
Staff
Erin Hopwood, Lisa J. Simpson, and Lindsay Rowe; Dept. of Legislative Services
Assistant to Chair: Virginia Charles
Issue Areas
Health facilities, equipment, and products
Long-term care
Public health, including Medicaid
Health insurance
Health occupations and professions
State government organization, procedures, and operations
Administrative law
Procurement
Human relations
Trusts and estates
Further Information
Witness Guidelines and Committee FAQs
Legislation Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0003 (SB0233)
Title
Business Regulation - Flavored Tobacco Products - Prohibition
Sponsor
Delegate Davis, D.E.
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0006 (SB0061)
Title
Public Safety - 9-1-1 Fees - Audits
Sponsor
Delegate Krebs
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0010 (SB0044)
Title
Public Buildings - Changing Facilities for Adult Diapers
Sponsor
Delegate Ebersole
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0012
Title
Department of Veterans Affairs - Homes for Veterans - Veterans of Uniformed Service
Sponsor
Delegate Rogers
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0042 (SB0067)
Title
Public Information Act - Applications for Inspection - Responses and Time Limits
Sponsor
Delegate Guyton
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0044 (SB0047)
Title
Commission to Advance Next Generation 9-1-1 Across Maryland - Extension and Alteration
Sponsor
Delegate Krebs
4 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0053
Title
Public Health - Contraceptive Devices - Minors
Sponsor
Delegate Parrott
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0066
Title
Public Health - Immunizations - Minor Consent
Sponsor
Delegate Grammer
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0072 (SB0123)
Title
Maryland Transportation Authority - Video Streaming and Archiving - Open Meetings
Sponsor
Delegate Carr
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0087 (SB0135)
Title
Public Health - Immunizations - Minor Consent (Access to Vaccines Act)
Sponsor
Delegate Korman
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0106
Title
Health Occupations - Morticians and Funeral Directors - Apprenticeships
Sponsor
Delegate Krebs
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0113
Title
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights - Minor Patients
Sponsor
Delegate Grammer
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0122
Title
General Provisions - Commemorative Days - Hangul Day
Sponsor
Delegate Chang
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0125 (SB0148)
Title
Board of Public Works - Land Acquisition - Requirements
Sponsor
Delegate Healey
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0134
Title
Health Insurance - Prescription Insulin Drugs - Limits on Copayment and Coinsurance
Sponsor
Delegate Reznik
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0141 (SB0186)
Title
Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act - Revisions
Sponsor
Delegate Cullison
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0176
Title
St. Mary's County Open Meetings Act - Closed Sessions
Sponsor
St. Mary's County Delegation
4 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0180
Title
State Government – State Song for Children – “The Land Mary–land”
Sponsor
Delegate Crosby
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0181
Title
General Provisions - State Song - Advisory Panel
Sponsor
Delegate Reznik
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0188
Title
Public Health - State-Provided Health Care Benefits
Sponsor
Delegate Reznik
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0192 (SB0299)
Title
Department of General Services - Energy-Conserving Standards (Maryland Sustainable Buildings Act of 2020)
Sponsor
Delegate Hill
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0195
Title
State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Health Benefits - Required Participation in the Individual Exchange by Carriers
Sponsor
Delegate Pena-Melnyk
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0196 (SB0124)
Title
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Establishment of a State-Based Health Insurance Subsidies Program
Sponsor
Delegate Pena-Melnyk
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0207 (SB0159)
Title
Baltimore City Community College - Procurement Authority
Sponsor
Delegate Wells
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0235 (SB0120)
Title
State Government - Department of Information Technology - Cybersecurity
Sponsor
Delegate Carey
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0243
Title
Cemeteries - Perpetual Care - Distribution From Perpetual Care Trust Fund
Sponsor
Delegate Krebs
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0255
Title
Health Care Facilities - Hospitals and Related Institutions - Discrimination Protections
Sponsor
Delegate Young, K.
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0259 (SB0103)
Title
Health Occupations - Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment of Patients - Disciplinary Actions (The Patient's Access to Integrative Healthcare Act of 2020)
Sponsor
Delegate Szeliga
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0286
Title
Public Health - Maternal Mortality Review Program - Stakeholders
Sponsor
Delegate Wilkins
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0303 (SB0182)
Title
State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists - Sunset Extension and Program Evaluation
Sponsor
Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee
6 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0316
Title
Public Health - Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substances - Partial Filling of Prescriptions
Sponsor
Delegate Hill
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0317
Title
Mental Health - Involuntary Admissions - Procedures
Sponsor
Delegate Young, K.
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0331
Title
Public Schools – Medical Cannabis – Guidelines for Administration to Students (Connor’s Courage)
Sponsor
Delegate Lisanti
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0332
Title
Mental Health - Emergency Facilities List - Comprehensive Crisis Response Centers, Crisis Stabilization Centers, and Crisis Treatment Centers
Sponsor
Delegate Bagnall
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0340 (SB0274)
Title
State Government - Protection of Information - Revisions (Maryland Data Privacy Act)
Sponsor
Speaker
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0364
Title
Hospital and Nursing Facility Workers and Health Care Practitioners - Identification Tags and Badges - Name Requirement
Sponsor
Delegate Saab
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0372
Title
Public Information Act - Required Denials for Specific Information - Sociological Information
Sponsor
Delegate Carr
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0374
Title
Behavioral Health Administration - Children With Mental Disorders - List of Available Services
Sponsor
Delegate Barron
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0378 (SB0304)
Title
Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission – Certifying Providers
Sponsor
Delegate Kipke
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0380 (SB0193)
Title
Public Information Act - Denial of Part of a Public Record - Investigations by Inspectors General
Sponsor
Delegate Lewis, R.
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0391 (SB0306)
Title
State Board of Dental Examiners - Sunset Extension
Sponsor
Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee
6 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0401
Title
Public Information Act - Remote Access, Fee Complaints, Fee Waivers, and Inspection of Judicial Records (Open Government, Better Government Act)
Sponsor
Delegate Barron
2 1
Bill/Chapter
(Cross/Chapter)
Title Sponsor Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort Current Status Org Committees & Hearings Opp Committees & Hearings
HB0003 (SB0233) Business Regulation - Flavored Tobacco Products - Prohibition Delegate Davis, D.E. 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
Economic Matters
2/06/2020 - 1:00 PM
Health and Government Operations
HB0006 (SB0061) Public Safety - 9-1-1 Fees - Audits Delegate Krebs 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/29 at 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
1/29/2020 - 2:00 PM
HB0010 (SB0044) Public Buildings - Changing Facilities for Adult Diapers Delegate Ebersole 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/29 at 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
1/29/2020 - 2:00 PM
HB0012 Department of Veterans Affairs - Homes for Veterans - Veterans of Uniformed Service Delegate Rogers 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/29 at 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
1/29/2020 - 2:00 PM
HB0042 (SB0067) Public Information Act - Applications for Inspection - Responses and Time Limits Delegate Guyton 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0044 (SB0047) Commission to Advance Next Generation 9-1-1 Across Maryland - Extension and Alteration Delegate Krebs 4 1 In the House - Hearing 1/29 at 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
1/29/2020 - 2:00 PM
HB0053 Public Health - Contraceptive Devices - Minors Delegate Parrott 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0066 Public Health - Immunizations - Minor Consent Delegate Grammer 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0072 (SB0123) Maryland Transportation Authority - Video Streaming and Archiving - Open Meetings Delegate Carr 2 1 In the House - Hearing 1/29 at 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
1/29/2020 - 2:00 PM
HB0087 (SB0135) Public Health - Immunizations - Minor Consent (Access to Vaccines Act) Delegate Korman 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0106 Health Occupations - Morticians and Funeral Directors - Apprenticeships Delegate Krebs 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/04/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0113 Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights - Minor Patients Delegate Grammer 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0122 General Provisions - Commemorative Days - Hangul Day Delegate Chang 2 1 In the House - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/12/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0125 (SB0148) Board of Public Works - Land Acquisition - Requirements Delegate Healey 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/04/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0134 Health Insurance - Prescription Insulin Drugs - Limits on Copayment and Coinsurance Delegate Reznik 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0141 (SB0186) Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act - Revisions Delegate Cullison 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/12/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0176 St. Mary's County Open Meetings Act - Closed Sessions St. Mary's County Delegation 4 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0180 State Government – State Song for Children – “The Land Mary–land” Delegate Crosby 2 1 In the House - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/12/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0181 General Provisions - State Song - Advisory Panel Delegate Reznik 2 1 In the House - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/12/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0188 Public Health - State-Provided Health Care Benefits Delegate Reznik 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations and Economic Matters
Health and Government Operations
Economic Matters
HB0192 (SB0299) Department of General Services - Energy-Conserving Standards (Maryland Sustainable Buildings Act of 2020) Delegate Hill 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
Appropriations
HB0195 State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Health Benefits - Required Participation in the Individual Exchange by Carriers Delegate Pena-Melnyk 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0196 (SB0124) Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Establishment of a State-Based Health Insurance Subsidies Program Delegate Pena-Melnyk 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0207 (SB0159) Baltimore City Community College - Procurement Authority Delegate Wells 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/04/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0235 (SB0120) State Government - Department of Information Technology - Cybersecurity Delegate Carey 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/04/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0243 Cemeteries - Perpetual Care - Distribution From Perpetual Care Trust Fund Delegate Krebs 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/04/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0255 Health Care Facilities - Hospitals and Related Institutions - Discrimination Protections Delegate Young, K. 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0259 (SB0103) Health Occupations - Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment of Patients - Disciplinary Actions (The Patient's Access to Integrative Healthcare Act of 2020) Delegate Szeliga 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/04/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0286 Public Health - Maternal Mortality Review Program - Stakeholders Delegate Wilkins 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0303 (SB0182) State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists - Sunset Extension and Program Evaluation Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee 6 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0316 Public Health - Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substances - Partial Filling of Prescriptions Delegate Hill 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0317 Mental Health - Involuntary Admissions - Procedures Delegate Young, K. 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0331 Public Schools – Medical Cannabis – Guidelines for Administration to Students (Connor’s Courage) Delegate Lisanti 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
Ways and Means
2/05/2020 - 2:00 PM
Health and Government Operations
HB0332 Mental Health - Emergency Facilities List - Comprehensive Crisis Response Centers, Crisis Stabilization Centers, and Crisis Treatment Centers Delegate Bagnall 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0340 (SB0274) State Government - Protection of Information - Revisions (Maryland Data Privacy Act) Speaker 3 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0364 Hospital and Nursing Facility Workers and Health Care Practitioners - Identification Tags and Badges - Name Requirement Delegate Saab 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0372 Public Information Act - Required Denials for Specific Information - Sociological Information Delegate Carr 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0374 Behavioral Health Administration - Children With Mental Disorders - List of Available Services Delegate Barron 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0378 (SB0304) Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission – Certifying Providers Delegate Kipke 2 1 In the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations
Health and Government Operations
HB0380 (SB0193) Public Information Act - Denial of Part of a Public Record - Investigations by Inspectors General Delegate Lewis, R. 2 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0391 (SB0306) State Board of Dental Examiners - Sunset Extension Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee 6 1 In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
2/11/2020 - 1:00 PM
HB0401 Public Information Act - Remote Access, Fee Complaints, Fee Waivers, and Inspection of Judicial Records (Open Government, Better Government Act) Delegate Barron 2 1 In the House - Hearing canceled (Health and Government Operations)
Judiciary
Health and Government Operations
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Chair
Pendergrass, Shane E.
District 13
Howard County
Democrat
Vice Chair
Pena-Melnyk, Joseline A.
District 21
Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties
Democrat

Bagnall, Heather
District 33
Anne Arundel County
Democrat
Barron, Erek L.
District 24
Prince George's County
Democrat
Bhandari, Harry
District 8
Baltimore County
Democrat
Carr, Alfred C., Jr.
District 18
Montgomery County
Democrat
Charles, Nick
District 25
Prince George's County
Democrat
Chisholm, Brian
District 31B
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Cullison, Bonnie
District 19
Montgomery County
Democrat
Hill, Terri L.
District 12
Baltimore and Howard Counties
Democrat
Johnson, Steve
District 34A
Harford County
Democrat
Kelly, Ariana B.
District 16
Montgomery County
Democrat
Kerr, Ken
District 3B
Frederick County
Democrat
Kipke, Nicholaus R.
District 31B
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Krebs, Susan W.
District 5
Carroll County
Republican
Lewis, Robbyn
District 46
Baltimore City
Democrat
Morgan, Matthew
District 29A
St. Mary's County
Republican
Reilly, Teresa E.
District 35B
Cecil and Harford Counties
Republican
Rosenberg, Samuel I.
District 41
Baltimore City
Democrat
Saab, Sid
District 33
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Sample-Hughes, Sheree
District 37A
Dorchester and Wicomico Counties
Democrat
Szeliga, Kathy
District 7
Baltimore and Harford Counties
Republican
Young, Karen Lewis
District 3A
Frederick County
Democrat

Government Operations And Health Facilities

Chair
Rosenberg, Samuel I.
District 41
Baltimore City
Democrat

Barron, Erek L.
District 24
Prince George's County
Democrat
Chisholm, Brian
District 31B
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Hill, Terri L.
District 12
Baltimore and Howard Counties
Democrat
Johnson, Steve
District 34A
Harford County
Democrat
Kipke, Nicholaus R.
District 31B
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Pena-Melnyk, Joseline A.
District 21
Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties
Democrat
Sample-Hughes, Sheree
District 37A
Dorchester and Wicomico Counties
Democrat
Szeliga, Kathy
District 7
Baltimore and Harford Counties
Republican
Young, Karen Lewis
District 3A
Frederick County
Democrat



Health Occupations And Long-Term Care

Chair
Kelly, Ariana B.
District 16
Montgomery County
Democrat

Bagnall, Heather
District 33
Anne Arundel County
Democrat
Bhandari, Harry
District 8
Baltimore County
Democrat
Carr, Alfred C., Jr.
District 18
Montgomery County
Democrat
Charles, Nick
District 25
Prince George's County
Democrat
Cullison, Bonnie
District 19
Montgomery County
Democrat
Kerr, Ken
District 3B
Frederick County
Democrat
Krebs, Susan W.
District 5
Carroll County
Republican
Lewis, Robbyn
District 46
Baltimore City
Democrat
Morgan, Matthew
District 29A
St. Mary's County
Republican
Reilly, Teresa E.
District 35B
Cecil and Harford Counties
Republican
Saab, Sid
District 33
Anne Arundel County
Republican



Insurance And Pharmaceuticals

Chair
Cullison, Bonnie
District 19
Montgomery County
Democrat

Bhandari, Harry
District 8
Baltimore County
Democrat
Carr, Alfred C., Jr.
District 18
Montgomery County
Democrat
Charles, Nick
District 25
Prince George's County
Democrat
Kelly, Ariana B.
District 16
Montgomery County
Democrat
Kerr, Ken
District 3B
Frederick County
Democrat
Kipke, Nicholaus R.
District 31B
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Krebs, Susan W.
District 5
Carroll County
Republican
Morgan, Matthew
District 29A
St. Mary's County
Republican
Saab, Sid
District 33
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Sample-Hughes, Sheree
District 37A
Dorchester and Wicomico Counties
Democrat
Young, Karen Lewis
District 3A
Frederick County
Democrat



Public Health And Minority Health Disparities

Chair
Pena-Melnyk, Joseline A.
District 21
Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties
Democrat

Bagnall, Heather
District 33
Anne Arundel County
Democrat
Barron, Erek L.
District 24
Prince George's County
Democrat
Chisholm, Brian
District 31B
Anne Arundel County
Republican
Hill, Terri L.
District 12
Baltimore and Howard Counties
Democrat
Johnson, Steve
District 34A
Harford County
Democrat
Lewis, Robbyn
District 46
Baltimore City
Democrat
Morgan, Matthew
District 29A
St. Mary's County
Republican
Reilly, Teresa E.
District 35B
Cecil and Harford Counties
Republican
Rosenberg, Samuel I.
District 41
Baltimore City
Democrat
Szeliga, Kathy
District 7
Baltimore and Harford Counties
Republican



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