Adverse childhood experiences; Board of Medicine to adopt regulations for screening. (HB41)

Introduced By

Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


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Board of Medicine; regulations; screening for adverse childhood experiences. Directs the Board of Medicine to adopt regulations requiring every health care practitioner licensed by the Board who provides primary health care services to, at the time of a patient's first appointment, (i) provide to the patient information regarding the impact of adverse childhood experiences on physical and mental health and the risks and benefits of screening patients for adverse childhood experiences and (ii) screen patients for adverse childhood experiences that may impact a patient's physical or mental health or the provision of health care services to such patient. Read the Bill »


11/19/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws Committee


11/19/2019Stricken from House calendar
11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100339D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB41)
01/13/2020Stricken from House calendar