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2017 Senate Bill 215: Revise surrendered newborn confidentiality details
Introduced by Sen. Judy Emmons (R) on March 7, 2017 To revise details of the confidentiality granted to parents who surrender a newborn under a law that facilitates this and provides liability waivers. The bill would require records in these cases to list the parents as "unknown" and the newborn as "Baby Doe".   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on March 7, 2017
Reported in the Senate on March 14, 2017 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on March 16, 2017.
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(same description)
To revise details of the confidentiality granted to parents who surrender a newborn under a law that facilitates this and provides liability waivers. The bill would require records in these cases to list the parents as "unknown" and the newborn as "Baby Doe".
Received in the House on March 16, 2017
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on March 16, 2017

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