Senate File 60 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1relating to newborn metabolic screening to include all
2disorders listed on the recommended uniform screening panel
3recommended by the United States department of health and
4human services.
1   Section 1.  Section 136A.5, subsection 1, Code 2019, is
2amended to read as follows:
   31.  All newborns born in this state shall be screened for
4congenital and inherited disorders in accordance with rules
5adopted by the department. The rules adopted shall provide
6for screening, at a minimum, for all core conditions listed
7on the recommended uniform screening panel recommended by
8the secretary of the United States department of health and
9human services advisory committee on heritable disorders in
10newborns and children. The department shall expand the newborn
11metabolic screening panel to include, no later than January 1,
122020, Mucopolysaccharidosis type 1, Glycogen storage disease
13type II (Pompe), X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy, and any other
14lysosomal storage disorder listed on the recommended uniform
15screening panel as of July 1, 2019.

17The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
18the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   19This bill directs the department of public health to adopt
20rules to include in the newborn metabolic screening, at a
21minimum, all core conditions listed on the recommended uniform
22screening panel (RUSP) recommended by the secretary of the
23United States department of health and human services advisory
24committee on heritable disorders in newborns and children
25(SACHDNC). The bill also directs the department specifically,
26not later than January 1, 2020, to expand the newborn
27metabolic screening panel to include Mucopolysaccharidosis
28type 1, Glycogen storage disease type II (Pompe), X-linked
29Adrenoleukodystrophy, and any other lysosomal storage disorder
30listed on the RUSP as of July 1, 2019. The RUSP currently
31includes 34 core conditions and 26 secondary conditions for
32which the SACHDNC recommends every newborn should be screened.
33Iowa currently screens for 31 of the 34 core conditions listed
34on the RUSP.