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CS/HB 591: Newborn Health Screening

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Harrell

Newborn Health Screening; Authorizes State Public Health Laboratory to release results of newborn's hearing & metabolic tests or screenings to newborn's health care practitioner; requires audiologist to provide parent or guardian with contact information of certain service providers; requires audiologist or designee to electronically transmit consent form.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/13/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-121
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/14/2014 House • Filed
1/27/2014 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 50
2/11/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 02/18/14, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
2/18/2014 House • Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 158
2/19/2014 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 158
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 50
3/18/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/20/14, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/20/2014 House • CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 338
3/21/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
3/24/2014 House • CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 332
3/27/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 387
3/28/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/14
4/1/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 423
• Read 3rd time -HJ 423
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 423
4/2/2014 Senate • In Messages
4/3/2014 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary -SJ 452
• Received -SJ 452
4/23/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary -SJ 533
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 533
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 722 -SJ 533
• Read 2nd time -SJ 533
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 611
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 611
4/25/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 779
6/5/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/13/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-121