Children & Youth

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SB 242 (HB 109) - Maryland Department of Health - System for Newborn Screening - Requirements Requiring the newborn screening program in the Maryland Department of Health to require testing for each condition listed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Recommended Uniform Screening Program. SB 242

HB 109

Hearing 2/03 at 1:00 p.m. (1/14)

Hearing 1/19 at 2:50 p.m. (1/19)

SB 242: Hearing 2/03 at 1:00 p.m.@Finance

HB 118 - Public Schools - Student Attendance - Excused Absences for Mental Health Needs Providing that absences from school for mental health needs are lawful absences under certain circumstances; providing for the circumstances under which an absence for a student's mental health needs shall be excused; and requiring a student who is absent due to mental health needs to meet with a school mental health specialist within an appropriate period of time to discuss the student's mental health needs that caused the student's absence from school. HB 118

Hearing 1/20 at 1:00 p.m. (1/5)

HB 118: Hearing 1/20 at 1:00 p.m.@Ways and Means