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HB 1271: Viral Hepatitis

GENERAL BILL by Bernard

Viral Hepatitis; Creates "Viral Hepatitis Testing Act of 2012"; provides findings; requires DOH to carry out surveillance, education, & testing programs with respect to hepatitis B & hepatitis C virus infections; requires DOH to establish statewide system for such surveillance, education, & testing; specifies system goals; requires DOH to determine populations within state that are considered at high risk for hepatitis B or hepatitis C; provides for priority of programs; requires that DOH seek to ensure that specified services are provided in culturally & linguistically appropriate manner; requires annual report.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2012 House • Filed
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 126
1/12/2012 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 214
3/9/2012 House • Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee