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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6579

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2688

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ROSATI, 44th Dist.

SEN. FLEXER, 29th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS FOR CHILDREN.

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

That the general statutes be amended to require each health care provider completing a health assessment for an infant or child up to age five indicate on the health assessment form whether or not the child has received a developmental screening.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure children are screened, that the results are shared across early childhood settings, with parental consent, and to increase opportunities for early intervention.