CS/SB 1052: Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease
GENERAL BILL by Health Regulation ; Ring ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bullard
Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease; Providing definitions; providing requirements for screening newborns for critical congenital heart disease; providing an exception; requiring that the physician, midwife, or other person attending the newborn maintain a record if the screening has not been performed and attach a written objection signed by the parent or guardian; requiring appropriate documentation of the screening completion in the medical record; requiring that each hospital and each licensed birth center designate a lead physician and a licensed health care provider, respectively, to provide programmatic oversight for the screening; requiring that the screening for critical congenital heart disease be conducted on all newborns in hospitals and birth centers in this state; authorizing the Department of Health to adopt rules to administer the screening program; providing powers and duties of the department, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
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- Health Regulation (HR)
- Banking and Insurance (BI)
- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Health Regulation; Banking and Insurance; Budget -SJ 86
• Introduced -SJ 86
• On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 280
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Regulation read 1st time -SJ 287
• Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 280
• On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/07/12, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Now in Budget -SJ 325
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 349
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
• Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
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