Bill No.: HB0119 Drafter: JDA
LSO No.: 09LSO-0243 Effective Date: 7/1/2009
Enrolled Act No.: HEA0055
Chapter No.: 81
Prime Sponsor: Representative Zwonitzer, Dn.
Catch Title: Genetic and metabolic disease programs.
Subject: Testing of newborn children for genetic and metabolic diseases.
ˇ This bill provides for the testing of newborn children for certain metabolic and genetic diseases as determined by a committee established by statute, which consists of the state health officer and three other medical professionals
ˇ The bill requires the department of health to provide educational information concerning newborn screening to parents.