2005 Montana Code Annotated - 40-1-206 — Premarital test - approved laboratories - rules.


     40-1-206. Premarital test -- approved laboratories -- rules. (1) For the purpose of 40-1-203 through 40-1-209, a standard serological test is a test for rubella immunity that is approved by the department of public health and human services.
     (2) The standard serological test is acceptable for the purposes of 40-1-203 through 40-1-209 only if it is performed by one of the following:
     (a) the laboratory of the department of public health and human services;
     (b) a laboratory approved by the department of public health and human services;
     (c) a laboratory operated by any other state; or
     (d) a laboratory operated by the United States public health service or the United States armed forces.
     (3) The standard serological test may be made on request at the laboratory of the department of public health and human services.
     (4) The department of public health and human services shall adopt reasonable rules for:
     (a) reports to be submitted by any laboratory making tests and the manner of furnishing the reports to the certifying physician and the state; and
     (b) exemptions, on medical grounds, from the premarital serological test.

     History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 208, L. 1947; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 248, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 33, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 48-137; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 154, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 75, Ch. 418, L. 1995; amd. Secs. 115, 568, Ch. 546, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 73, L. 1997.

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