HB 1371: Developmental Disabilities
GENERAL BILL by Boyd
Developmental Disabilities; Provides legislative findings; requires that health care providers provide pregnant women with current information about conditions that are tested for in prenatal test, accuracy of such tests, & resources for obtaining support services for such conditions, including information & support services regarding Down syndrome & other prenatally diagnosed conditions; establishes prenatal advocacy council within DOH; provides membership for & duties of council; provides meeting times for council; requires members to serve without compensation, but be reimbursed for per diem & travel expenses; requires department to provide administrative support; requires that each school provide information regarding John M. McKay Scholarship Program upon enrollment of dependent child of member of U.S. Armed Forces; requires each regional autism center in this state to provide coordination & dissemination of local & regional information regarding available resources for services for children who have developmental disabilities, not just autism or autistic-like disabilities; revises requirements for centers with respect to supporting state agencies in development training.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
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• Introduced -HJ 135
• Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 215
• Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
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