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California 2007 State Bills:
opens new window California 2007 SB 164
Use of Residual Newborn Screening Specimens This bill amends existing law pertaining to pregnancy blood samples. Existing law provides for the use of samples for approved research projects and establishes confidentiality and privacy protections with regard to samples and related personal information. This bill renames the term "pregnancy" blood samples by referring to them as "newborn" blood samples. Measure failed.

Last Reviewed: May 25, 2018