MS HB927 | 2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 16 2022 - 100% progression
Action: 2022-03-16 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 41-21-201, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Conditions Tested For In The Comprehensive Newborn Screening Program To Include Those Conditions That Are Listed On The Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (rusp); To Require The State Board Of Health To Ensure That Each Condition Listed On The Rusp Is Included In The Newborn Screening Program Within Three Years After Being Added To The Rusp; To Provide That If The Department Does Not Include A Rusp-listed Condition In The Newborn Screening Program Within Three Years, The Department Shall Provide A Report On The Status And Reasons For The Delay To The House And Senate Public Health Committees Once A Year After The Three-year Period; To Amend Section 41-21-203, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Provisions; And For Related Purposes.

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Newborn screening program; include those conditions listed on the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel within three years after listing.


Roll Calls

2022-03-07 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-02-03 - House - House Passed (Y: 120 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-03-16 Approved by Governor
2022-03-10SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2022-03-09HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2022-03-08SenateReturned For Enrolling
2022-03-01SenateTitle Suff Do Pass
2022-02-11SenateReferred To Public Health and Welfare
2022-02-04HouseTransmitted To Senate
2022-01-25HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2022-01-17HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4121201Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4121203Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments