OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5635

AN ACT CONCERNING ULTRASOUND PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC PURPOSES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7256

File Copy No.: 367

House Calendar No.: 260

Senate Calendar No.: 600

OFA Fiscal Note

MINIMAL COST

The amendment requires the Department of Public Health to create regulations related to obstetrical ultrasounds and would result in a minimal cost to the agency for outside professional services.

Regulations to be created include: the maximum amount of time permitted for an elective diagnostic obstetrical ultrasound and the maximum number of elective diagnostic obstetrical ultrasounds that a woman may have during the course of a pregnancy.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.