Local Health Department

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SB 563 (HB 1123) - Local Health Departments - Funding Specifying the amount of funding required to be included in the State budget for local health services for certain fiscal years; altering the purposes for which local health department funding may be used to include protective equipment for certain health care personnel and materials appropriate to prepare for potential communicable disease emergencies; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to conduct a certain evaluation by December 1, 2021; requiring the Department to submit a certain report by December 15, 2021; etc. SB 563

HB 1123

SB 563- Local Health Departments- Funding- Letter of Support.pdf (3-2)

HB 1123- Local Health Departments- Funding- Letter of Support.pdf (3-2)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805 (5/30)

Hearing 2/25 at 1:30 p.m. (2/11)
HB 1043 - Local Health Services - Funding and Infrastructure Requiring, for fiscal year 2023, the Governor to include at least $67,000,000 in the annual budget bill for local health services; requiring, for fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, the Governor to include a certain appropriation in the annual budget bill for local health services; requiring the Maryland Department of Health, in consultation with the State designated health information exchange, to develop a certain plan to provide local health departments with uniform software for certain purposes; etc. HB 1043

HB 1043- Local Health Services- Funding and Infrastructure- Letter of Support.pdf (3-17)

Hearing 3/16 at 1:30 p.m. (2/25)