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Committee Bill No. 41

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 4847

 

*04847SB00041PH_*

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

(PH)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING PHLEBOTOMISTS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2017) (a) As used in this section, "phlebotomist" means a person who draws blood for diagnostic testing, transfusions, research or blood donations.

(b) A person who practices as a phlebotomist in the state may obtain certification as a phlebotomist from the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians, National Center for Competency Testing or National Phlebotomy Association.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2017

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To permit a person to obtain certification as a phlebotomist.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

SEN. GERRATANA, 6th Dist.; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th Dist.

S.B. 41