Meeting to consider SB 983 and SB 1279


Senate Aging and Youth Committee

Monday, September 21, 2020 | 12:30 p.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 (and Virtual Participation)

SB 983 (DiSanto) – Amends the Newborn Child Testing Act by improving newborn health screenings and establishing a testing fee.

Amendment A07276 (DiSanto). Removes the fee-based approach and mandates screening of conditions in the supplemental panel.

SB 1279 (Mensch) – Creates a stand-alone act providing for essential family caregivers in facilities during a state of disaster emergency.

Amendment A07188 (Mensch). Technical in nature. Revises the definition of “Secretary” to also include the Secretary of Human Services.

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