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House Bill 1020


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House Bill 1020

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB 1020 (Updated January 24, 2008 9:21 am - DI 77)

Umbilical cord blood bank. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to form a nonprofit corporation to establish and operate an umbilical cord blood bank. Requires suitable postnatal donations to be available for medical treatments and scientific research. Requires the nonprofit corporation to develop a process for physicians, nurse midwives, and participating hospitals to inform pregnant patients of the option to make postnatal donations following delivery of a newborn infant. Requires the nonprofit corporation to establish an umbilical cord blood donation initiative to promote public awareness concerning the medical benefits of umbilical cord blood. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the health finance commission.)
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 Out of Committee - first House
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