2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 574
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Frosh, Jones, and Lenett
Prescription Drugs - Evidence-Based Prescriber Education and Outreach Program


Establishing an Evidence-Based Prescriber Education and Outreach Program in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; establishing the purpose of the Program; requiring the Department to work with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy to develop, implement, and promote the Program; authorizing the Department to contract with the School to administer the Program; requiring the Program to provide health care professionals with information; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Industry and Technology
Medical Assistance
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Rules and Regulations
State Hospitals
State Universities and Colleges

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 21-2B-01 , 21-2B-02 , 21-2B-03 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered