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 Bill Status of SB3667  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PRENATAL TOXOPLASMOSIS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William Delgado - Mattie Hunter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Prenatal and Neonatal Congenital Toxoplasmosis Prevention and Treatment Act. Sets forth definitions. Provides that health care professionals shall provide counseling for Toxoplasmosis and testing for T. gondii when providing care to a pregnant woman during her pregnancy, unless the woman has been diagnosed prior to the pregnancy or she refuses, and during her delivery, unless she has already been determined to be IgG positive and chronically infected or she refuses. Sets forth circumstances under which every health care professional or facility caring for a newborn infant shall provide counseling and perform Toxoplasmosis testing. Sets forth subject matter requirements for the counseling required under the Act. Provides that consent for testing of a newborn infant shall be presumed when a health care professional or facility seeks to perform a test on a newborn infant whose mother's Toxoplasmosis status is unknown, provided that mandated counseling has taken place. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall adopt necessary rules to implement the Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William Delgado
  2/11/2010SenateFirst Reading
  2/11/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/11/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/16/2010SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/23/2010SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/3/2010SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/5/2010SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 19, 2010
  3/19/2010SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 15, 2010
  4/15/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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