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CS/HB 1073: Newborn Screenings

GENERAL BILL by Professions and Public Health Subcommittee ; Aloupis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Gottlieb ; Mooney

Newborn Screenings; Requires hospitals & other state-licensed birthing facilities to test for congenital cytomegalovirus in newborns; revises timeframe for health care providers attending home births to make referrals; provides that primary health care providers are responsible for coordinating referrals under certain circumstances; requires providers to test newborns for congenital cytomegalovirus; revises timeframe for hospitals to complete newborn hearing screenings; requires test results be reported to DOH.

Effective Date: 1/1/2023
Last Action: 3/8/2022 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 292
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/29/2021 House • Filed
1/10/2022 House • Referred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/31/2022 House • Added to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee agenda
2/2/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Reported out of Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
2/3/2022 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2/7/2022 House • Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2/10/2022 House • Added to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
2/14/2022 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Health & Human Services Committee
2/21/2022 House • Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
2/23/2022 House • Favorable by Health & Human Services Committee
• Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/8/2022 House • Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 292