Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 110A of chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph, as amended by section 2 of chapter 529 of the acts of 1985, and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
The physician attending a newborn child shall cause said child to be subjected to tests for phenylketonuria, cretinism and such other specifically treatable genetic or biochemical disorders or treatable infectious diseases which may be determined by testing as specified by the commissioner. The commissioner may convene an advisory committee on newborn screening to assist him in determining which tests are necessary.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on June first, nineteen hundred and eighty-six.