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SF 2047 - Authorizes State to Store Infant Blood Samples - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes State to Store Infant Blood Samples

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (36-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes State to Store Infant Blood Samples

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes the state to store infant blood samples and test results, effective August 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Department of Health to store infant blood samples and test results for an indefinite period of time, unless the parents or guardians of the infant choose to have the data destroyed (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any sale of bloodspots, test results, or other data collected in the newborn screening program (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes parents or legal guardians to elect to have newborn screening tests performed and not elect to have the blood samples and test results stored (Sec. 1). 
  • Authorizes parents or legal guardians to specify in writing that blood samples and test results may be used for public health studies or research (Sec. 1). 
  • Authorizes parents, legal guardians, or the tested individual upon turning 18 years of age to revoke previous approval for storage or use of blood samples by providing a signed and dated form (Sec. 7).
  • Specifies that blood samples and test results may be used for the following (Sec. 3):
    • Follow-up services for cases of heritable and congenital disorders identified by infant   screening; and
    • Studies related to infant screening, including studies used to develop new tests. 
  • Requires blood samples and test results to be destroyed within 30 days or at the earliest time allowed under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulations if a parent, legal guardian, or individual 18 years or older elects against storage or revokes prior consent for storage (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (69-58) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes State to Store Infant Blood Samples

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the state to store infant blood samples and test results, effective August 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Department of Health to store infant blood samples and test results for an indefinite period of time, unless the parents or guardians of the infant choose to have the data destroyed (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any sale of bloodspots, test results, or other data collected in the newborn screening program (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes parents or legal guardians to elect to have newborn screening tests performed and not elect to have the blood samples and test results stored (Sec. 1). 
  • Authorizes parents or legal guardians to specify in writing that blood samples and test results may be used for public health studies or research (Sec. 1). 
  • Authorizes parents, legal guardians, or the tested individual upon turning 18 years of age to revoke previous approval for storage or use of blood samples by providing a signed and dated form (Sec. 7).
  • Specifies that blood samples and test results may be used for the following (Sec. 3):
    • Follow-up services for cases of heritable and congenital disorders identified by infant   screening; and
    • Studies related to infant screening, including studies used to develop new tests. 
  • Requires blood samples and test results to be destroyed within 30 days or at the earliest time allowed under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulations if a parent, legal guardian, or individual 18 years or older elects against storage or revokes prior consent for storage (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (41-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes State to Store Infant Blood Samples

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the state to store infant blood samples and test results, effective August 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Department of Health to store infant blood samples and test results for an indefinite period of time unless the parents or guardians of the infant choose to have the data destroyed (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes parents or legal guardians to elect to have newborn screening tests performed and not elect to have the blood samples and test results stored (Sec. 1). 
  • Authorizes parents or legal guardians to specify in writing that blood samples and test results may be used for public health studies or research (Sec. 1). 
  • Authorizes parents, legal guardians or the tested individual upon turning 18 years of age to revoke previous approval for storage or use of blood by providing a signed and dated form (Sec. 7).
  • Specifies that blood samples and test results may be used for the following (Sec. 3):
    • Follow-up services for cases of heritable and congenital disorders identified by infant   screening; and
    • Studies related to infant screening, including studies used to develop new tests. 
  • Requires blood samples and test results to be destroyed within 30 days or at the earliest time allowed under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulations if a parent, legal guardian, or individual 18 years or older elects against storage or revokes prior consent for storage (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes State to Store Infant Blood Samples

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