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§ 13-601. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: July 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 13. Miscellaneous Health Care Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2014
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-601
§ 13-601. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Hearing status
(b) “Hearing status” means the state of an individual's ability to perceive sound, based on audiological assessment.
Infant
(c) “Infant” means a child who is under the age of 1 year.
Newborn
(d) “Newborn” means a child up to 29 days old who is born in the State.
Program
(e) “Program” means the program that the Secretary establishes to provide for universal hearing screening of newborns and early identification and follow-up of newborns and infants who have, or are at risk for developing, a permanent hearing status that affects speech-language skills.

Credits

Added by Acts 1985, c. 402, § 1, eff. June 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 118, § 1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1999, c. 127, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 1999, c. 128, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2014, c. 30, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-601, MD HEALTH GEN § 13-601
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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