05RS HB51

HB51

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HB 51/FN (BR 231) - K. Stein, J. Crenshaw, T. McKee, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to newborn screening.
     Amend KRS 214.155 to permit the Cabinet for Health Services to establish separate fees for expanded newborn screening; require additional newborn screening tests for heritable disorders upon funding and acquisition of equipment and personnel; require the cabinet to enter into agreements with medical schools and laboratories to conduct screening; require the cabinet to apply for any federal funds or grants to expand or improve newborn screening programs.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee


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