SB 17 Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to make available resources relating to umbilical cord blood
Sponsor: Lembke
LR Number: 0185L.06C Fiscal Note: 0185-06N.ORG
Committee: Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families
Last Action: 5/13/2011 - S Calendar S Bills with H Amendments--SCS for SB 17-Lembke, with HCS, as amended Journal Page:
Title: HCS SCS SB 17 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2011
House Handler: Sater

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HCS/SCS/SB 17 - This act requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to make publicly available on its website, resources relating to umbilical cord blood that have been developed by the Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation. Such resources include an explanation of the potential value and uses of umbilical cord blood, including cord blood cells and stem cells, and the various options for storing cord blood. The full details of the information to be included are listed in the act.

Beginning October 1, 2011, every licensed physician who provides obstetrical or gynecological care to a pregnant woman may, prior to the third trimester of pregnancy or, if later, at the first visit of such pregnant woman to the physician, make available to the patient information developed by the Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation required to be posted on the Department of Health and Senior Services website. This notification shall not apply to physicians providing emergency medical care to a pregnant woman.

This act is substantially similar to HCS/SB 971 (2010).

ADRIANE CROUSE

HA 1 - ADDS THE VOLUNTEER HEALTH SERVICES ACT

HA 2 - ADDS A PROVISION REGARDING CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INSTRUCTION IN SCHOOLS.

HA 3 - MODIFIES PROVISIONS REGARDING THE REGULATION OF HOSPITALS

HA 4 - MODIFIES THE NEWBORN SCREENING REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENINGS.

HA 6 - REPEALS THE SUNSET PROVISION TO THE CHILDREN'S VISION EXAMINATION PROGRAM

HA 7 - MODIFIES THE REQUIREMENTS AS TO HEALTH CARE IDENTIFICATION BADGES