Not later than one hundred eighty days after the effective date of this section, the director of health shall, in consultation with the council created under section 3705.34 of the Revised Code, adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code to do all of the following:
(A) Implement the birth defects information system;
(B) Specify the types of congenital anomalies and abnormal conditions of newborns to be reported to the system under section 3705.30 of the Revised Code;
(C) Establish reporting requirements for information concerning diagnosed congenital anomalies and abnormal conditions of newborns;
(D) Establish standards that must be met by persons or government entities that seek access to the system;
(E) Establish a form for use by parents or legal guardians who seek to have information regarding their children removed from the system and a method of distributing the form to local health departments, as defined in section 3705.33 of the Revised Code, and to physicians. The method of distribution must include making the form available on the internet.
Effective Date: 10-05-2000