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HB 504/FN (BR 1405) - S. Brinkman, M. Dossett, A. Webb-Edgington

     AN ACT relating to screening for autism spectrum disorders.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require the cabinet to develop a plan for children to be screened for autism spectrum disorders at 18 months, three years, upon enrollment in school, and in sixth grade; require schools to maintain a record of screening upon school enrollment; require children who screen positive to receive a full diagnosis within 90 days and permit religious and conscientious exemption for screening; require the cabinet to report on the plan by October 1, 2010; define "autism, spectrum disorders."

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee


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