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2018 Regular Session



Public Health - Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Supervised Drug Consumption Facility Program

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Supervised Drug Consumption Facility Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid as needed, and provide certain other services; requiring the Maryland Department of Health, in consultation with the local health department, to make a certain determination on a certain application based on certain criteria and within a certain period of time; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Anderson, Angel, Barron, Barve, Brooks, Cullison, Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gibson, Gutierrez, Hayes, Hettleman, Hill, C. Howard, Korman, Lafferty, Lam, J. Lewis, Lierman, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Queen, Robinson, Stein, Tarlau, Turner, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0288
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0519 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Community Facilities and Services
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health, Department of
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Mental and Behavioral Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Personal Property
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Social Workers
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(24-1501 through 24-1506)

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February 14, 2018 10:25 A.M.