Sexual Assault & Human Trafficking

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 815 (HB 881) - Mental Health Facilities - Sexual Abuse and Harassment - Reporting and Prevention Requiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to Child Protective Services; requiring the Office and the Administration to develop and implement a certain reporting system; requiring facilities to develop and implement policies and procedures for responding to complaints of sexual abuse and harassment of patients receiving treatment; etc. SB 815

HB 881

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156 (5/18)

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155 (5/18)
SB 828 - HIV Prevention Drugs - Dispensing by Pharmacists and Insurance Requirements Authorizing pharmacists to dispense a 30-day supply, but no more than a 60-day sypply, of preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention to a patient without a prescription under certain circumstances; requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide certain drugs for HIV prevention subject to certain conditions; prohibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from requiring prior authorization for certain drugs for HIV prevention; etc. SB 828

Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs) (2/12)
SB 857 (HB 1280) - Health - Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence - Establishment Establishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Center to monitor and analyze its models, plans, policies, strategies, programs, technical assistance, and training in order to identify opportunities to reduce and eliminate disparities in the criminalization of racial minorities with behavioral health disorders; requiring the Office to appoint certain individuals to oversee the Center; etc. SB 857

HB 1280

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68 (4/13)

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69 (4/13)