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     50-19-203. Newborn screening and followup for metabolic and genetic disorders. (1) A person in charge of a facility in which a child is born or a facility in which a newborn is provided care or a person responsible for the registration of the birth of a newborn shall ensure that each newborn is administered tests designed to detect inborn metabolic and genetic disorders as required under rules adopted by the department.
     (2) The tests must be done by an approved laboratory. An approved laboratory must be the laboratory of the department or a laboratory approved by the department.
     (3) The department shall contract with one or more providers qualified to provide followup services, including counseling and education, for children and parents of children identified with metabolic or genetic disorders to ensure the availability of followup services.

     History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 227, L. 1973; R.C.M. 1947, 69-6711; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 401, L. 2007.

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