01RS SB31


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SB 31 (BR 196) - M. Long, D. Boswell, P. Herron Jr

     AN ACT related to newborn screening.
     Amend KRS 214.155 to expand newborn screening requirements; require the secretary of the Cabinet for Health Services to apply for any federal grants made available through the Public Health Service Act to expand, improve, or evaluate newborn screening programs; and make technical corrections.


     SCS - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 214.155 to delay the expansion of required newborn screening tests beyond those currently required until federal funding has been received or until appropriations have been made by the General Assembly.

     Jan 3-introduced in Senate
     Jan 5-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 13, 2001
     Feb 13-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-received in House
     Feb 15-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2001
     Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 97-0; received in Senate
     Mar 6-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 15-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 31)

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