Senate Bill 247: Lead Testing

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Senate Bill 247: Lead Testing
Sponsors:
Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Nelson, Carr. 5; Rep. Messmer, Rock. 24; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32
Summary:

This bill would require children be tested for blood lead level at ages 1 and 2, with no admittance to school or child care unless that testing has been done. All schools and child care must test for lead in drinking water every 5 years.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
2/08/2017 Senate Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services
2/21/2017 Senate Hearing: 02/21/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:00 pm
3/08/2017 Senate Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #2017-0795s, 03/16/2017
3/16/2017 Senate Ought to Pass with Amendments 2017-0795s, and #2017-0877s, RC 17Y-6N, MA; Refer to Finance Rule 4-5
3/21/2017 Senate Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 03/23/2017
3/30/2017 Senate Ought to Pass: RC 15Y-7N, MA; OT3rdg
4/04/2017 House Introduced and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
4/04/2017 House Public Hearing: 04/12/2017 10:30 AM LOB 205
4/12/2017 House Executive Session: 04/18/2017 10:30 AM LOB 205
4/18/2017 House Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-1)
5/04/2017 House Referred to Finance
5/04/2017 House Public Hearing: 05/09/2017 02:30 PM LOB 210-211
5/10/2017 House Work Session: 5/16 and 5/18; Executive Session: 5/24
5/24/2017 House Retained in Committee
10/11/2017 House Division III Retained Bill Work Session: 10/19/2017
10/19/2017 House Executive Session: 11/08/2017

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