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SB 518: Cardiac Screening for Newborns

GENERAL BILL by Gruters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cruz ; Pizzo ; Baxley

Cardiac Screening for Newborns; Revising components that are included in the postpartum evaluation and followup care required to be provided by birth centers to include a cardiac screening of the newborn; requiring hospitals that provide birthing services to provide a postpartum evaluation that includes the cardiovascular screening of each newborn, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/16/2019 Senate • Filed
11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 40
1/9/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/14/20, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 40
• Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 153
1/15/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services