SB0781 (CH0485)

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Criminal Procedure - Testing - HIV and Hepatitis C

Sponsored by:

Senator Lee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 485

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 prohibited 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:Senators Lee, Zirkin, Hough, Muse, Ready, Smith, Cassilly, Norman, Brochin, Ramirez, and Kelley
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1375
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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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
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
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 1:12 P.M.