Proposed H.B. No. 5977
Session Year 2013
 


AN ACT REQUIRING PROMPT DISCLOSURE OF CHILDREN'S MEDICAL TEST RESULTS TO PARENTS.

To require health care professionals to share blood and lab test results with parents as soon as the results are available and to require that a physician is present when the results are shared to assess the findings.

Introduced by:
Rep. Edwin Vargas, 6th Dist.
Rep. Peggy Sayers, 60th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 2/15/2013Public Hearing 02/20
 2/4/2013(PH)Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
 1/24/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health

Co-sponsors of HB-5977

Rep. Matthew Ritter, 1st Dist.
Rep. Angel Arce, 4th Dist.
Rep. Geoff Luxenberg, 12th Dist.

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