TEXT OF HB983 – Nursing Homes – Covid-19 and Other Catastrophic Health Emergencies – Visitation (The Floria Daytz Lewis Act) Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop certain guidelines relating to the restrictions on personal and compassionate care visitation that a nursing home may impose to reduce the spread […]

TEXT OF HB1150 – Health – Authority of the Secretary of Health and Medical Information: Altering a provision of law that prohibits a parent or guardian from being required to present a certain certificate of immunization under certain circumstances to be admitted to school to apply only to public schools; […]

TEXT OF HB1171 – Labor and Employment – Maryland Employee Protection Plan for Vaccine Refusal: Prohibiting an employer from terminating an employee solely on the basis of the employee’s refusal to receive a vaccination against COVID-19; specifying that an employee waives the right to file a civil action against the […]

TEXT OF HB1045 – Labor and Employment – Elective Medical Procedures – Employee Protections: Prohibiting an employer from requiring an employee to undergo a certain medical procedure unless the procedure would have a substantial effect on the employee’s capacity or fitness to perform the job properly; and prohibiting an employer […]

TEXT OF HB923 – Labor and Employment – Worker Safety and Health – Injury and Illness Prevention Program: Requiring employers with 10 or more employees, or whose rate of work-related injury and illness exceeds the average incidence rate of all industries in the State to develop and implement a health […]

TEXT OF SB736 – Health Occupations – Pharmacists – Administration of Vaccinations: Authorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual who is at least 3 years old but under the age of 18 years; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccinations; […]

TEXT OF HB1040 – Health Occupations – Pharmacists – Administration of Vaccinations: Authorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual who is at least 3 years old but under the age of 18 years; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccinations; requiring […]

 TEXT OF SB808 – Health Occupations – Licensed Dentists – Administration of Vaccines: Authorizing a licensed dentist to administer certain vaccines to certain individuals under certain circumstances; authorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to adopt certain regulations regarding the administration of vaccines; requiring a licensed dentist who administers a vaccine […]

TEXT OF HB835 – States of Emergency and Catastrophic Health Emergencies – Renewals – Authorization by General Assembly or Legislative Policy Committee: Prohibiting the Governor from renewing a state of emergency or catastrophic health emergency for more than 30 days without approval from the General Assembly by joint resolution or, under […]

TEXT OF SB741 – COVID-19 TESTING, CONTACT TRACING, AND VACCINATION ACT OF 2021: Requiring, on or before April 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State, to adopt and implement a certain plan to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19; requiring, for calendar year […]