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· May 9, 2013

Legislation: Ohio House Bill 147 – Mastectomy Guidelines

Bill: House Bill 147 (full text, official bill analysis) Title: Mastectomy Guidelines, Lizzie B. Byrd Act Sponsors: Representative Patmon Co-Sponsors: Representatives Ramos, Barnes, Hackett, Burkley, Grossman Bill Analysis: This bill requires a “surgeon performing a mastectomy, lymph node dissection, or lumpectomy in a hospital to use a patient navigation system consistent with the standards of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) to guide the patient through provided or referred services. If a surgeon performing a mastectomy or lumpectomy considers breast reconstruction appropriate, requires the surgeon to offer the patient a preoperative referral to a reconstructive or plastic surgeon in accordance with NAPBC standards.” Status: Introduced in the House April 30,2013. The House voted on this bill on June 5, 2013 and it passed, 94-0. The Senate passed this bill on December 4, 2013, 33-0. It was signed into law by the Governor on December 19, 2013. Votes:
House 6/5/13
Yea (Pro-Women): 94
Adams J. Adams R. Amstutz Anielski
Antonio Ashford Baker Barborak
Barnes Beck Becker Bishoff
Blair Blessing Boose Boyce
Brenner Brown Buchy Budish
Burkley Butler Carney Celebrezze
Cera Clyde Conditt Curtin
Damschroder DeVitis Derickson Dovilla
Driehaus Duffey Fedor Foley
Gerberry Gonzales Green Grossman
Hackett Hagan, C. Hagan, R. Hall
Hayes Heard Henne Hill
Hood Hottinger Huffman Kunze
Landis Letson Lundy Lynch
Maag Mallory McClain McGregor
Milkovich O’Brien Patmon Patterson
Pelanda Perales Phillips Pillich
Ramos Redfern Reece Retherford
Roegner Rogers Romanchuk Rosenberger
Ruhl Scherer Schuring Sears
Slaby Slesnick Smith Sprague
Stautberg Stebelton Stinziano Strahorn
Sykes Terhar Thompson Wachtmann
Williams Winburn Young Batchelder
Senate  12/4/2013
Yeas (Pro-Women): 33
Bacon Balderson Beagle Brown
Burke Cafaro Coley Eklund
Gardner Gentile Hite Hughes
Jones Jordan Kearney LaRose
Lehner Manning Obhof Oelslager
Patton Peterson Sawyer Schaffer
Schiavoni Seitz Skindell Smith
Taveres Turner Uecker Widener

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