State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Washington > Title-70 > 70-83e > 70-83e-030

Department of health — Duties.

The department of health shall investigate the feasibility of medical protocols for laboratory testing or other screening of newborn infants for exposure to alcohol or drugs. The department of health shall consider how to improve the current system with respect to testing, considering such variables as whether such testing is available, its cost, which entity is currently responsible for ordering testing, and whether testing should be mandatory or targeted.

[1998 c 93 § 3.]