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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT "DYLAN'S LAW"; AND BY ADDING SECTION 44-37-35 SO AS TO REQUIRE NEONATAL TESTING FOR CERTAIN GENETIC DISORDERS AND DISEASES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. This act may be known and cited as "Dylan's law".
SECTION 2. Chapter 37, Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 44-37-35. (A) Neonatal testing conducted pursuant to Section 44-37-30 must include testing for the following:
(1) Krabbe disease;
(2) Fabry disease;
(3) Gaucher disease;
(4) Pompe disease;
(5) Hurler syndrome; and
(6) Niemann-Pick disease.
(B) The department shall require additional lysosomal storage disorders to be tested in accordance with Section 44-37-30 pursuant to a duly promulgated regulation as testing for such disorders becomes available."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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