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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 745
Public Health, Department of; study pulse oximetry screening for newborns to detect congenital heart defects; require
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to health, so as to provide for legislative findings relating to newborn screening for congenital heart defects; to require the Department of Public Health to study whether pulse oximetry screening should be a standard test for all newborns for the detection of congenital heart defects; to provide for a report to legislative committees; to provide for automatic repeal; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/29/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/29/2012 - Senate Third Read
Mar/29/2012 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Tabled
Mar/22/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/22/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2012 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/05/2012 - House Third Readers
Feb/09/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/24/2012 - House Second Readers
Jan/23/2012 - House First Readers
Jan/13/2012 - House Hopper
3/5/2012 Modified Structured Rule; 3/27/2012 Tabled in Senate; 3/29/2012 Removed from table in Senate
Mar/29/2012 - Senate Vote #808Yea(50)Nay(2)NV(2)
Mar/05/2012 - House Vote #619Yea(135)Nay(26)NV(9)
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