2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 160
Sponsored By:
Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Bronrott, Kullen, Montgomery, and V. Turner
Hereditary and Congenital Disorders - Newborn Screening


Authorizing a parent or guardian of a newborn to object to a specified newborn screening only under specified circumstances; and requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt specified regulations.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chemical Tests
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 13-111 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered