New state laws take effect today: Infant heart screenings, early voting and more
Brooks Marley, born Wednesday at Methodist Women's Hospital in Omaha, underwent the screening test to find potentially life-threatening heart defects. The test becomes mandatory in all Nebraska hospitals today.
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Tiffany Mytty-Klein celebrated with cupcakes and sparkler candles when a law was passed requiring all Nebraska newborns to be screened for life-threatening heart defects.
The Papillion mother doesn't have any special plans for today, when the screening mandate takes effect, along with several other new state laws.
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Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 am.