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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 8:

      Section: 26:8-40.21: Birth defects, severe neonatal jaundice registry.

2. a. The Department of Health shall establish and maintain a birth defects and severe neonatal jaundice registry, which shall contain a confidential record of all birth defects and all cases of severe hyperbilirubinemia that occur in New Jersey and any other information that the department deems necessary and appropriate in order to conduct thorough and complete epidemiologic surveys of birth defects and cases of severe hyperbilirubinemia that occur in this State and plan for and provide services to children with birth defects and severe hyperbilirubinemia and their families.

b. The department shall make available electronically on its Internet website, in English and Spanish, information on the characteristics and effects of severe neonatal jaundice.

L.1983, c.291, s.2; amended 2005, c.176, s.2; 2012, c.17, s.351.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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