§ 5-37-32. Pap smears Quality assurance standards.
Any licensed physician taking a pap smear or supervising the taking of a pap smear shall submit the smear for processing only to a laboratory which is licensed by the Rhode Island department of health specifically to perform cervical cytology, or is accredited by the American Society of Cytology, or is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, or is a hospital accredited by the joint commission for the accreditation of health care organizations, or is a hospital accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 217, § 13.)