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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5635

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 1665

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. WIDLITZ, 98th Dist.

REP. HEINRICH, 101st Dist.

REP. REED, 102nd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ULTRASOUND PROCEDURES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 368v of the general statutes be amended to require that any ultrasound procedure that is administered to a patient shall take place in a facility that is licensed by the Department of Public Health.

Statement of Purpose:

To eliminate the administration of ultrasound procedures by nonmedical commercial operations.