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Sponsors: Medical Affairs Committee
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 3668
Introduced in the Senate on March 11, 2003
Introduced in the House on March 18, 2003
Currently residing in the House Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
Summary: DHEC regulations approved, neonatal screening in inborn metabolic errors and hemoglobinopathies
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/11/2003 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-7 3/12/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-16 3/13/2003 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-13 3/18/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-13 3/18/2003 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-13
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 11, 2003
S. Printed 3/11/03--S.
Read the first time March 11, 2003.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO NEONATAL SCREENING FOR INBORN METABOLIC ERRORS AND HEMOGLOBINOPATHIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2803, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Department of Health and Environmental Control, relating to Neonatal Screening for Inborn Metabolic Errors and Hemoglobinopathies, designated as Regulation Document Number 2803, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control has substantially amended R.61-80, Neonatal Screening for Inborn Metabolic Errors and Hemoglobinopathies. The amendment incorporates legislative mandates regarding storage and use of blood specimens collected on filter paper for the purposes of neonatal screening for inborn metabolic errors and hemoglobinopathies and incorporates legislative mandates regarding the confidentiality of information obtained as a result of neonatal screening for inborn metabolic errors and hemoglobinopathies. It also updates language, which includes corrections to improve clarity and readability, as well as to strengthen, improve and codify standards and terminology for consistency with national and medical standards. The amendment also incorporates legislative mandates regarding forms and documentation.
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