HB1375 (CH0486)

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Criminal Procedure - Testing - HIV and Hepatitis C

Sponsored by:

Delegate Proctor


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486

Synopsis:Including hepatitis C as a disease for which a person charged with causing prohibited exposure may be tested under specified circumstances; authorizing a judge to issue an emergency order to obtain an oral swab from a person to be tested for the presence of HIV when it is made to appear there is probable cause to believe that the person has caused exposure to a victim; requiring a law enforcement officer to deliver an oral swab to a local health official or health care provider for immediate testing; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Proctor, Dumais, Anderson, Atterbeary, Jackson, Jalisi, Jameson, Moon, Morhaim, Patterson, Queen, Sophocleus, Vallario, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0781
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Court of Appeals
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-107, 11-109, 11-110, 11-112, 11-113, 11-117, 11-110.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.