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Table 2 Type of Substance Abuse Statutes by State

From: Substance use during pregnancy: time for policy to catch up with research

STATE Mandates Prenatal Testing/ Screening for Substance Use Includes maternal substance abuse or infant substance exposure under the definition of abuse Mandates Neonatal testing For Drugs Mandates Reporting as Child Abuse or Neglect Mandates Postnatal Reporting Assessment or Services Mandates Priority Access to Treatment for Pregnant Women Provides Treatment Program or Coordination of Services Perinatal Substance Abuse Task Force Established by State Legislature Mandates Posting of Dangers of Alcohol to Pregnant Women
AL          
AK          
AZ   Yes   Yes    Yes   
AR          
CA      Yes   Yes Yes  
CO        Yes   
CT        Yes   
DE          
DC     Yes      Yes
FL   Yes   Yes      
GA       Yes    Yes
HI          
ID          
IL   Yes   Yes      
IN        Yes   
IA   Yes   Yes     Yes  
KS       Yes Yes   
KY         Yes  
LA        Yes   
ME          
MD   Yes   Yes   Yes Yes   
MA     Yes      
MI   Yes   Yes     Yes  
MN Yes Yes Yes Yes    Yes   
MS          
MO          
MT          
NE          
NV     Yes      
NH         Yes  
NJ          Yes
NM          Yes
NY          Yes
NC        Yes   
ND          
OH        Yes   
OK     Yes     Yes  
OR          
PA        Yes   
RI          
SC   Yes   Yes      
SD   Yes   Yes    Yes   
TN          
TX          
UT     Yes      
STATE Mandates Prenatal Testing/ Screening for Substance Use Includes maternal substance abuse or infant substance exposure under the definition of abuse Mandates Neonatal testing For Drugs Mandates Reporting as Child Abuse or Neglect Mandates Postnatal Reporting Assessment or Services Mandates Priority Access to Treatment for Pregnant Women Provides Treatment Program or Coordination of Services Perinatal Substance Abuse Task Force Established by State Legislature Mandates Posting of Dangers of Alcohol to Pregnant Women
VT          
VA Yes Yes   Yes    Yes Yes  
WA          
WV        Yes   Yes
WI      Yes Yes    
WY