Find links to the Down Syndrome/Genetic Conditions Information Acts passed in each state and the corresponding department of health resources. Almost all states recommend our resources as part of their state fact sheets. 

Below are links to the states where Down Syndrome Information Act laws have been passed and the corresponding state information required by the law:

AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY DC

Virginia
VA State Law
State Fact Sheet: Not Found

Missouri
MO State Law: Mo.Rev.Stat. Sec. 191.923, 2007
MO State Fact Sheet (PDF)

Massachusetts
MA State Law
MA State Fact Sheet

Florida
FL State Law
FL State Fact Sheet (Prenatal)
FL State Fact Sheet (Postnatal)

Kentucky
KY State Law (DOC) [Kentucky updating search directory of laws]
KY State Fact Sheet

Delaware
DE State Law
DE State Fact Sheet (PDF): According to the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians, “The Division of Public Health, in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware, is providing access to up to date information in two booklets available to health professionals online … The pamphlets are available free of charge by request from the website: www.lettercase.org.”

Maryland
MD State Law (PDF)
MD State Fact Sheet for Providers (PDF)
MD State Fact Sheet for Patients (PDF)

Louisiana
LA State Law
LA State Fact Sheet

Pennsylvania
PA State Law
PA State Fact Sheet (PDF)

Ohio
OH State Law
OH State Fact Sheet

Texas
TX State Law
TX State Fact Sheet

Indiana
IN State Law (PDF)
IN State Fact Sheet (PDF)

Minnesota
MN State Law
MN State Fact Sheet

Illinois
IL State Law
IL State Fact Sheet

Nebraska
NE State Law
NE State Fact Sheet (PDF)

Washington
WA State Law (PDF)
WA State Fact Sheet

New Jersey
NJ State Law
State Fact Sheet: Not Yet Available

Tennessee
TN State Law (PDF)
TN State Fact Sheet

Maine
ME State Law
ME State Fact Sheet