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Newborn Screening Legislation

Instructions for searching the COMAR:

To view the laws regarding newborn screening, clinic the link and type in one of the following numerical codes in the search box:

  • 10.52.12.00 - Title
  • 10.52.12.01 - Purpose
  • 10.52.12.02 - Scope
  • 10.52.12.03 - Definitions
  • 10.52.12.04 - Responsibilities of the Department
  • 10.52.12.05 - Selection of Disorders for Screening
  • 10.52.12.06 - Pre-Test Information (Includes parent's right to decline screening)
  • 10.52.12.07 - Births in a Birthing Facility (Includes parental objection procedure)
  • 10.52.12.08 - Births Outside a Birthing Facility (Includes parental objection procedure)
  • 10.52.12.09 - Second Screening
  • 10.52.12.10 - Transport of Specimens to a Licensed Laboratory
  • 10.52.12.11 - Results
  • 10.52.12.12 - Referral Procedures
  • 10.52.12.13 - Follow-Up Procedures
  • 10.52.12.14 - Counseling
  • 10.52.12.15 - Records

To view the laws specific to hemoglobin newborn screening, click the link and type in one of the following numerical codes in the search box:

  • 10.52.13.00 - Title
  • 10.52.13.01 - Scope
  • 10.52.13.02 - Definitions
  • 10.52.13.03 - Standards for Screening
  • 10.52.13.04 - Program Standards
  • 10.52.13.05 - Consent (Written to prior to the changes initiated by HB 216)
  • 10.52.13.06 - Transmission of Results
  • 10.52.13.07 - Confidentiality
  • 10.52.13.08 - Follow-Up Medical Care
  • 10.52.13.09 - Screening Test Procedures
  • 10.52.13.10 - Evaluation