House File 14 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 14 BY RUFF A BILL FOR An Act requiring newborn metabolic screenings to include 1 screening for certain lysosomal storage disorders. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1156YH (3) 86 pf/nh
H.F. 14 Section 1. NEWBORN METABOLIC SCREENING —— INCLUSION OF 1 LYSOSOMAL STORAGE DISORDERS. Pursuant to section 136A.8, 2 the center for congenital and inherited disorders, with the 3 assistance of the department of public health, shall adopt 4 rules to require the screening of newborns for the following 5 lysosomal storage disorders as part of the newborn metabolic 6 screening pursuant to section 136A.5: 7 1. Globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe). 8 2. Fabry. 9 3. Pompe. 10 4. Niemann-Pick. 11 5. Gaucher. 12 6. Hurler syndrome (MPS I). 13 EXPLANATION 14 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 15 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 16 This bill directs the center for congenital and inherited 17 disorders with the assistance of the department of public 18 health to adopt rules to require the screening of newborns 19 for the six specified lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs) as 20 part of the newborn metabolic screening. The LSDs specified 21 are: Globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe), Fabry, Pompe, 22 Niemann-Pick, Gaucher, and Hurler syndrome (MPS I). 23 -1- LSB 1156YH (3) 86 pf/nh 1/ 1