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Kentucky Bill Regarding Drug-Addicted Newborn Statistics (SB 47)

This law was last updated on May 22, 2015


State

Kentucky

Number

SB 47

Status

Current

Proposed

Jan 7, 2014

Topics

Physicians Reporting Requirements, Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

Full Bill Text

www.lrc.ky.gov

SB 47 amends previous legislation to require periodic reporting of public health statistics relating to drug-addicted or dependent newborns.  Any practitioner that delivered and suspected or screened for substance abuse in the mother or baby, must report it to the Kentucky Department of Health.

STATUS

Passed the House 37-0.  Was sent to the Senate where it also passed 99-0.  SB 47 was signed by the Governor on April 7, 2014.


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