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.
Last Action: 6/13/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-121
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 50
• On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 02/18/14, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
• Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 158
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 158
• Introduced -HJ 50
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/20/14, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 338
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 332
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 387
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/14
• Read 2nd time -HJ 423
• Read 3rd time -HJ 423
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 423
• In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary -SJ 452
• Received -SJ 452
• Withdrawn from Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary -SJ 533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
• Read 3rd time -SJ 611
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 611
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 779
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-121
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