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Title Relinquishment of Child in Newborn Safety Device
Status Senate Third Reading Laid Over to 05/09/2024 - No Amendments (02/28/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Children & Domestic Matters
House Sponsors S. Luck (R)
J. Bacon (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Smallwood (R)
J. Coleman (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 01/24/2024

The bill authorizes a fire station, hospital, or community clinic
emergency center (authorized facility) to install a newborn safety device
on its premises for parents who voluntarily relinquish their child who is
72 hours old or younger. A newborn safety device must be installed in a
conspicuous location at the authorized facility and be equipped with a
dual alarm system.
An authorized facility that installs a newborn safety device is
responsible for the cost of the installation and maintenance, shall ensure
the dual alarm system is functioning, and shall make information
available to the relinquishing parent.
The bill makes conforming amendments.

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