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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 193

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 4597

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

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AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF HAIR FOLLICLE DRUG TESTING BY CLINICAL LABORATORIES.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2015) No clinical laboratory, as defined in section 19a-30 of the general statutes, that offers hair follicle drug testing as part of its array of diagnostic testing services shall refuse to administer a hair follicle drug test that has been ordered by a physician or physician assistant, licensed under chapter 370 of the general statutes, or an advanced practice registered nurse, licensed under chapter 378 of the general statutes.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2015

New section

PH

Joint Favorable