HB0869 (CH0580)

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2017 Regular Session



Recovery Residence Residential Rights Protection Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Howard, S.


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 580

Synopsis:Requiring, beginning November 1, 2017, a behavioral health program or specified health professional, when referring an individual to receive services at a recovery residence, to provide the individual with a list of certified recovery residences operating in the State and information on where specified services may be obtained; and requiring, on or before November 1, 2017, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to publish a specified list on its Web site.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates S. Howard, Afzali, Arentz, Beitzel, Carey, Chang, Clark, Folden, Ghrist, Grammer, Malone, McComas, McDonough, McMillan, Metzgar, Morhaim, Reilly, Saab, Simonaire, Sophocleus, West, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0553
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Mental and Behavioral Health
Residency -see also- Immigrants and Citizenship
Social Workers
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(19-2503, 7.5-501)

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November 28, 2017 1:03 P.M.