SB 6613 - DIGEST

Requires the department of health to develop the following resources regarding Down syndrome: (1) Up-to-date, evidence-based, written information about Down syndrome and people born with Down syndrome that has been reviewed by medical experts and national Down syndrome organizations; and

(2) Contact information regarding support services, including information hotlines specific to Down syndrome, resource centers or clearinghouses, national and local Down syndrome organizations, and other education and support programs.

Requires the following, who provide a parent with a positive prenatal or postnatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, to provide the parent with the information prepared by the department of health: (1) A midwife;

(2) An osteopathic physician and surgeon;

(3) An osteopathic physician's assistant;

(4) A physician;

(5) A physician assistant;

(6) A nurse;

(7) A genetic counselor;

(8) A hospital; and

(9) A birthing center.