HB 605: Transmission of Disease Through Bodily Fluids
GENERAL BILL by Jones ; Diaz, M.
Transmission of Disease Through Bodily Fluids; Reclassifies criminal offense relating to donation of human tissue; deems certain actions unlawful if person acts with intent to transmit specified disease; requires person who commits offense involving transmission of specified bodily fluids to undergo HIV testing; permits, rather than requires, infected arrestee to request treatment for sexually transmissible disease; requires DOH to pay costs for screening; eliminates certain crimes related to prostitution; revises focus of section from testing of alleged perpetrators to medical treatment & care of victims who are at risk of HIV infection resulting from sexual assault.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 76
• Introduced -HJ 76
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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