SB 543
Establishes standards for demographic data collection by certain entities
Sponsor:
LR Number:
2630S.01I
Committee:
Last Action:
3/4/2021 - Second Read and Referred S Health and Pensions Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SB 543 - Under this act, the Department of Health and Senior Services, local public health departments, public and private health care institutions, and public and private laboratories, whenever collecting demographic data, shall collect, tabulate, maintain, and make publicly available such data for the following categories: race, ethnicity, primary language, gender identity, age, disability status, and socioeconomic status. The Department shall collect such data from these entities quarterly and make the data publicly available on the Department's website. The Department shall not report data in a manner that would permit identification of individuals.

SARAH HASKINS

Amendments

No Amendments Found.