Senate Bill 0552
DIGEST OF SB552 (Updated February 22, 2011 8:02 pm - DI 84)
Pulse oximetry screening of newborns. Requires that, beginning January 1, 2012, infants must be given a pulse oximetry screening examination to detect for low oxygen levels. Requires the state department of health to: (1) develop procedures and protocols for the testing; and (2) report to the legislative council not later than October 31, 2011, certain information concerning pulse oximetry screening of newborns.
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