LD 84 (subjects: HEALTH CARE SERVICES , CHILDREN )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=84&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. Catherine Nadeau of Winslow: (D – District 78) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Erin Herbig of Belfast: (D – District 97) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Andrew Buckland of Farmington: (R – District 113) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Geoffrey Gratwick of Penobscot: (D – District 9) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. Andre Cushing of Penobscot: (R – District 10) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. Christopher Johnson of Lincoln: (D – District 13) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Eric Brakey of Androscoggin: (R – District 20) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. Bill Diamond of Cumberland: (D – District 26) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. Rebecca Millett of Cumberland: (D – District 29) — e-mail | Facebook
|1/20/2015||Senate||Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
|1/20/2015||House||Bill REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|5/6/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act Concerning Screening of Newborns for Lysosomal Storage Disorders
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 1533, sub- 2, D-1 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. Department of Health and Human Services to amend rules on the newborn screening program. By January 1, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services shall amend its rules in Chapter 283 relating to testing newborn infants for detection of causes of cognitive disabilities and congenital, genetic and metabolic disorders to include screening for the lysosomal storage disorders known as Krabbe, Pompe, Gaucher, Fabry and Niemann-Pick diseases.
This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to amend its rules in Chapter 283 by January 1, 2016 to add to the newborn screening program the lysosomal storage disorders known as Krabbe, Pompe, Gaucher, Fabry and Niemann-Pick diseases. It authorizes the department to explore options to enter into contracts with other states to test samples collected for lysosomal storage disorders.
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This information about LD 84 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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