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Nebraska State Statute:
opens new window Nebraska: NRS 71-519
Use of Residual Newborn Screening Specimens The health department must adopt and promulgate rules and regulations relating to the use of residual newborn screening specimens and related information. Use may only be made for public health purposes and must comply with all applicable provisions of federal law. The department may charge a reasonable fee for evaluating proposals relating to the use of such specimens for public health research and for preparing and supplying specimens for research proposals approved by the department. The health department also must develop a pamphlet which explains that residual newborn blood specimens may be used for approved public health research.

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