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HB 241: Cove’s Law; enact

Voted on Friday February 24, 2017

John Pezold's thoughts

Adds "Krabbe disease" to the list of metabolic illnesses of newborns that should be on a "prevention" list with rules and regulations
It also allows screening of Krabbe disease to be at the discretion of the parent and fees for screening are paid for by parents directly to the laboratory

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John Pezold's Vote

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 163 90.6% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 6 3.3%
Excused 11 6.1%