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  210.070.  Prophylactic eye drops at birth — objection to, when. — 1.  A physician, midwife, or nurse who shall be in attendance upon a newborn infant or its mother shall drop into the eyes of such infant a prophylactic medication approved by the state department of health and senior services.

  2.  Administration of such eye drops shall not be required if a parent or legal guardian of such infant objects to the treatment *because it is against the religious beliefs of the parent or legal guardian*.


(RSMo 1939 § 9994, A.L. 2018 S.B. 718 merged with S.B. 826 merged with S.B. 951)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 9124; 1919 § 7340; 1909 § 8321

*...*This language does not appear in original rolls of S.B. 951, 2018.

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