A 30-day legislative session—like the one that ended yesterday at noon—is mostly about hammering out a state budget. But other priorities sneak in, too, and 2014 saw a lot of public health-related bills. Here’s a look at the new laws and programs that made it out of Santa Fe alive.
Newborn Heart Disease Testing—HB 9
• Adds a test for congenital heart disease to the list of evaluations a newborn undergoes before being discharged.