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Delaware 2015 State Bills:
opens new window Delaware 2015 SB 58
Use of Residual Newborn Screening Specimens,
Prohibits utilizing newborn screening stored blood specimens or stored data without parental consent, except for population based studies in which all identifying information is removed. Blood spots may be used within the Division of Public Health for quality assurance or performance improvement activities, including pilot studies when a new disorder is being considered for addition to the panel, or may be used by Division of Public Health for any other purpose authorized by law. Jul 15, 2015 - Signed by Governor.

Last Reviewed: June 10, 2014