Pregnancy and Alcohol

Reporting Requirements

Laws addressing requirements to report indicators or evidence, such as results from screening or toxicological testing of women or babies, of alcohol use or abuse by women during pregnancy.

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AlabamaNo Change
Alaska                                                           
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/4/2006
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/19/1996
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Arizona                                                                                          
  • Jurisdiction: Arizona
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/20/1998
  • Change:
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Arkansas      
  • Jurisdiction: Arkansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/24/2019
  • Change: Mandatory referral for assessment and/or treatment requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Arkansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/27/2011
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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California                                                                                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: California
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1991
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Colorado                                                                                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1991
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Connecticut        
  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/15/2019
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2018
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/10/2017
  • Change: Other provision changed
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Delaware                                                                        
  • Jurisdiction: Delaware
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/11/2003
  • Change: Other provision changed
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District of Columbia                                     
  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/11/2011
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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Florida                                                                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Florida
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/1996
  • Change:
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Georgia  
  • Jurisdiction: Georgia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2020
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: Georgia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2016
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Georgia
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2014
  • Change: Discretionary reporting provision adopted
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HawaiiNo Change
IdahoNo Change
Illinois                                                                                                                          
  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1990
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  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/1988
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Indiana                                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2004
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1997
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Iowa              
  • Jurisdiction: Iowa
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2017
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Iowa
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2003
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  • Jurisdiction: Iowa
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1990
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Kansas        
  • Jurisdiction: Kansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 2/22/2019
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: Kansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1992
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  • Jurisdiction: Kansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/1/1986
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Kentucky  
  • Jurisdiction: Kentucky
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/15/2020
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Kentucky
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/14/1992
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  • Jurisdiction: Kentucky
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1987
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Louisiana                  
  • Jurisdiction: Louisiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2016
  • Change: Other provision changed
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  • Jurisdiction: Louisiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/15/2007
  • Change: Other provision changed
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  • Jurisdiction: Louisiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2003
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  • Jurisdiction: Louisiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/24/1991
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Maine                                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Maine
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/30/2004
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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Maryland                             
  • Jurisdiction: Maryland
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2013
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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Massachusetts                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Jurisdiction: Massachusetts
  • Effective Date of Change: 2/19/1974
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Michigan                                       
  • Jurisdiction: Michigan
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/1/2011
  • Change: Discretionary reporting provision adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Michigan
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/31/1997
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Minnesota                                          
  • Jurisdiction: Minnesota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2010
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: Minnesota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/1989
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MississippiNo Change
Missouri      
  • Jurisdiction: Missouri
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/28/2019
  • Change: Mandatory added, discretionary remains
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  • Jurisdiction: Missouri
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/28/2012
  • Change: Mandatory eliminated, discretionary remains
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  • Jurisdiction: Missouri
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1992
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MontanaNo Change
NebraskaNo Change
Nevada         
  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/19/2018
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2005
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/1968
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New Hampshire           
  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/26/2018
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2003
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement eliminated
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  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 11/21/2001
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New Jersey            
  • Jurisdiction: New Jersey
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/16/2018
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: New Jersey
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/6/2008
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: New Jersey
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/8/1987
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New MexicoNo Change
New York                   
  • Jurisdiction: New York
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/25/2016
  • Change: Other provision changed
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  • Jurisdiction: New York
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/30/1993
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North CarolinaNo Change
North Dakota     
  • Jurisdiction: North Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2019
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: North Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2003
  • Change: Discretionary reporting provision adopted
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Ohio                                                               
  • Jurisdiction: Ohio
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/3/2005
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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  • Jurisdiction: Ohio
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2003
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Oklahoma           
  • Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/8/2018
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2000
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  • Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/1/1994
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Oregon                                                                                                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Oregon
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/5/1989
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Pennsylvania         
  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/2/2018
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement removed
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  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/8/2007
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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Rhode Island                                                                                                                            
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/22/1990
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South Carolina                                                   
  • Jurisdiction: South Carolina
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/23/2008
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South Dakota                                                          
  • Jurisdiction: South Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2006
  • Change: Other change
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  • Jurisdiction: South Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1998
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TennesseeNo Change
Texas                                                                                                         
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/20/1994
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Utah                                                                                                                                               
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/29/1985
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VermontNo Change
Virginia      
  • Jurisdiction: Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2019
  • Change: Mandatory referral for assessment and/or treatment requirement adopted
  • Details
                                                                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1998
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Washington                                                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Washington
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/23/2000
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West Virginia                                                                   
  • Jurisdiction: West Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/29/2004
  • Change: Mandatory reporting requirement adopted
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Wisconsin                                                                                          
  • Jurisdiction: Wisconsin
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/1998
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WyomingNo Change
United StatesNo Change