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§ 10302. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: June 27, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 72. CMV Education and Newborn Screening Act
Effective: June 27, 2022
35 P.S. § 10302
§ 10302. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Birthing facility.” An inpatient or ambulatory health care facility licensed by the department that provides birthing and newborn care services.
“Certified-nurse midwife.” An individual licensed by the State Board of Medicine to practice midwifery under section 35 of the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L. 457, No. 112),1 known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985.
“CMV.” Cytomegalovirus.
“Department.” The Department of Health of the Commonwealth.
“Health care practitioner.” The term shall have the same meaning as defined in section 103 of the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L. 130, No. 48),2 known as the Health Care Facilities Act.
“Newborn child.” A child under 21 days of age.
“Unlicensed midwife.” The term shall have the same meaning as defined in section 2 of the act of September 9, 1965 (P.L. 497, No. 251),3 known as the Newborn Child Testing Act.


2022, June 27, P.L. 388, No. 29, § 2, imd. effective.


63 P.S. § 422.35.
35 P.S. § 448.103.
35 P.S. § 622.
35 P.S. § 10302, PA ST 35 P.S. § 10302
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 1. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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