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B&T - Budget & Taxation
EHE - Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
FIN - Finance
JPR - Judicial Proceedings


APP - Appropriations
ECM - Economic Matters
ENV - Environmental Matters
HGO - Health & Government Operations
JUD - Judiciary
W&M - Ways & Means


AELR - Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review Committee
AHC - Academic Health Centers
BFR - Brominated Flame Retardants
BON - Board of Nursing
BOP - Board of Physicians
BRFA - Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act
CHIP - Children's Health Insurance Program
CHR - Community Health Resources
CINA - Child in Need of Assistance
CJD - Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease
CRF - Cigarette Restitution Fund
CRNP - Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
CY - Calendar Year
DBED - Department of Business and Economic Development
DBM - Department of Budget and Management
DHCD - Department of Housing and Community Development
DHMH - Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
DHR - Department of Human Resources
DJS - Department of Juvenile Services
DPSCS - Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
EBL - Elevated Blood Level
ETF - Education Trust Fund
FPL - Federal Poverty Level
FQHC - Federally Qualified Health Center
FY - Fiscal Year
GCEI - Geographic Cost of Education Index
GCI - Geographic Cost Index
HB - House Bill
HIPAA - Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act
HMO - Health Maintenance Organization
HOPE - Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally scholarship program
HRPC - Health Resources Planning Commission
HSCRC - Health Services Cost Review Commission
ICC - InterCounty Connector
IRB - Institutional Review Boards
JHM - Johns Hopkins Medicine
MCIP - Maryland College Investment Plan
MCO - Managed Care Organizations
MDE - Maryland Department of the Environment
MDOT - Maryland Department of Transportation
MdTA - Maryland Transportation Authority
MEDAA - Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority
MGA - Maryland General Assembly
MHA - The Association of Maryland Hospitals & Health Systems
MHAA - Maryland Heritage Areas Authority
MHCC - Maryland Health Care Commission
MHEC - Maryland Higher Education Commission
MHEIB - Maryland Higher Education Investment Board
MHIP - Maryland Health Insurance Program
MIA - Maryland Insurance Administration
MICUA - Maryland Independent College and University Association
MIDFA - Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority
MIEMSS - Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
MLR - Medical Loss Ratio
MMAP - Maryland Medical Assistance Plan
MPCT - Maryland Prepaid College Trust
MSDE - Maryland State Department of Education
MTBE - Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
MVA - Motor Vehicle Administration
NBPTS - National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
OCYF - Office of Children, Youth and Families
PILOT - Payment in Lieu of Taxes
POS - Program Open Space
R&D - Research and Development
RFP - Request for Proposal
RTCPP - Resident Teacher Corps Pilot Program
SB - Senate Bill
TTF - Transportation Trust Fund
UMMS - University of Maryland Medical System
USM - University System of Maryland
VTL - Video Lottery Terminals

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