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CS/SB 46: Eye Care for Newborns and Infants

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Farmer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book ; Berman ; Cruz ; Rouson ; Hooper ; Perry ; Powell ; Braynon ; Rader

Eye Care for Newborns and Infants; Requiring the Department of Health to create and make available electronically a pamphlet with specified information; requiring birth centers to provide the informational pamphlet to clients during postpartum care; requiring hospitals that provide birthing services to provide the informational pamphlet to parents during postpartum education, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/12/2020 Senate - CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 270
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/2/2019 Senate • Filed
8/16/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 8
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 7
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 02/11/20, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/11/2020 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 268
2/12/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 270