STATE MEDICAL LEGISLATION
H. 21 proposes to require a physician attending a pregnant woman to take or cause to be taken a sample of her blood within fifteen days of the time of the first examination and to submit the sample to an approved laboratory for a standard serologic test for syphilis. All other persons permitted by law to attend pregnant women but not permitted to take blood samples must cause a sample of blood to be taken by a licensed physician.
MEDICAL BILLS IN CONGRESS
S. 3997, introduced by Senator Reynolds, North Carolina, proposes to authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to furnish domiciliary care and medical and hospital treatment to any former member of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard who was not dishonorably discharged therefrom and who received such care or treatment at any Veterans' Administration facility