FL H1073 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 29 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-11 - 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires hospitals & other state-licensed birthing facilities to test for congenital cytomegalovirus in newborns; revises timeframe which health care providers attending home births must make referrals; requires health care providers practicing in primary care setting to screen newborns for hearing loss; requires providers to test newborns for congenital cytomegalovirus; revises timeframe which hospitals must complete newborn hearing screenings; requires test results be reported to DOH.

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Newborn Screenings



2022-01-11House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2022-01-10HouseNow in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
2022-01-10HouseReferred to Health & Human Services Committee
2022-01-10HouseReferred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2022-01-10HouseReferred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S292 (Similar To) 2022-01-21 - Now in Appropriations

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