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Oklahoma Summary of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Legislation
Issue Excerpts from Legislation/Rules & Regulations
Year Passed 2000 SB1474 (Year 2000)
Implementation by:
Not Specified  
Screening of:
All Babies Statute: SECTION 1. AMENDATORY 63 O.S. 1991, Section 1-543, is amended to read as follows:Section 1-543. … B. Every infant born in this state shall be screened for the detection of congenital or acquired hearing loss prior to discharge from the facility where the infant was born. … If an infant requires emergency transfer to another facility for neonatal care, such screening procedure shall be administered by the receiving facility prior to discharge of the infant.

Source: SB1474, 2000

Advisory Committee
Covered Benefit of Health Insurance?    
Report to
State DOH
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Informed Consent by Parents?    
Liability Immunity?    
Parental Objection Exclusion?    

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