HB18-1006 - Infant Newborn Screening

Concerning modifications to the newborn screening program administered by the department of public health and environment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

The bill updates the current newborn screening program to require more timely newborn hearing screenings. The department of public health and environment is authorized to assess a fee for newborn screening and necessary follow-up services. The bill creates the newborn hearing screening cash fund for the purpose of covering the costs of the program.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Latest update: April 23, 2018
04/23/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/20/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/19/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
04/19/2018 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
02/05/2018 - House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
01/30/2018 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Finance
01/10/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services