SB0856 (CH0440)

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Public Health - HIV Testing During Pregnancy

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440


Synopsis:Requiring specified health care providers to obtain consent for HIV testing in accordance with specified provisions of law and to test pregnant patients, except under specified circumstances, during the first and third trimesters of pregnancy; repealing specified provisions of law made obsolete by the Act; and providing that specified health care providers may not be subject to specified disciplinary action under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Ferguson, and Nathan-Pulliam
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0180
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):AIDS
Chemical Tests
Discipline
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Pregnancy
Women
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(18-338.2)

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May 20, 2016 2:50 P.M.