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Frederick News Posts Reports On the Status of the Laboratory Reporting Bill - FNP reporter K. Loos follows the most recent fate of HR655/SB396 known as "Lab Reporting Bill. This Maryland state bill sponsored by Del. Karen Young and Senator Ron Young seeks to help emergency services to protect county citizens by allowing containment laboratories to self-identify their location.
CLCAC provides testimony to the Maryland House of Representatives on HR655 (PDF): The attached document is the transcript from the testimony provided by CLCAC member, Dr. Robert Hawley on behalf of the CLCAC on February 20, 2018.
White House October 2015 Memo on Next Steps to Enhance Biosafety and Biosecurity in the United States - Outlines the President's goals for transparency in the nation's laboratory system, incident reporting and accountability, and material stewardship, as well as guidance on the scope of what constitutes biological agents that could pose a threat to public health or agriculture.
Final report from Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene working group on Private High Containment Lab Health and Safety Issues and Oversight. Public comments accepted through November 30, 2013
See two minute video about the April 30, 2014 Safety Expo