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HB 1371: Developmental Disabilities


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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
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)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/6/2012 House • Filed
    1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 135
    1/12/2012 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 215
    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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  • HB 1371, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/6/2012 at 5:03 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1263 (er) Department of Health Hudson Compare Last Action: 4/29/2012 Chapter No. 2012-184, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5511 (Ch. 2012-143), CS/HB 7043 (Ch. 2012-27)
    Location: Became Law
    S 1826 (c1) Developmental Disabilities Gardiner Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    383.14 Screening for metabolic disorders, other hereditary and congenital disorders, and environmental risk factors. Page 4 (pdf)
    383.141 Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.39 The John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program. Page 7 (pdf)
    1004.55 Regional autism centers; public record exemptions. Page 9 (pdf)

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