An Act concerning the reporting of certain medically diagnosed conditions of preschool
      children to the secretary of health and environment; amending K.S.A. 65-1,151 and
      repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 65-1,141, 65-1,142, 65-1,143, 65-
      1,144, 65-1,145, 65-1,146 and 65-1,147.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 65-1,151 is hereby amended to read as follows: 65-
1,151. (a) Each medical care facility, in accordance with rules and regu-
lations adopted under K.S.A. 65-1,150 and amendments thereto, shall
provide risk screening of newborn infants and shall notify promptly the
parents or guardian of any infant who is identified by a risk screening as
a high-risk infant. In addition, the medical care facility shall notify the
newborn infant's primary care physician and the secretary of the name of
any newborn infant who is identified by a risk screening as a high-risk
infant under criteria established by the secretary under K.S.A. 65-1,150
and amendments thereto and of the name and address of the infant's
parents or guardian and the risk factors present.

(b) Information reported to the secretary under this section shall not
be required to be reported under K.S.A. 65-1,142 and amendments

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 65-1,141, 65-1,142, 65-1,143, 65-1,144, 65-1,145, 65-
1,146, 65-1,147 and 65-1,151 are hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.

Approved March 18, 1998