2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 180
Sponsored By:
Senators Kelley, Currie, Forehand, and Lenett
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19

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