04RS SB103


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SB 103/FN/LM (BR 851) - R. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to communicable diseases.
     Amend KRS 211.180, 214.181, 214.625, and 214.645 to require physicians and other health care professionals receiving laboratory reports of a positive test for HIV to report the patient's name, rather than unique code, and other identifying information as required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the Cabinet for Health Services; require the information to remain confidential and prohibit the release of the patient's name or other identifying information; establish requirements for the name reporting system.


     SCA (1/LM, E. Scorsone) - Retain original provisions, except add a new Section that creates a Class A misdemeanor for persons who disclose the identity of a person whom has been tested for HIV or who intentionally releases any name or identifying information of a person with HIV.

     Jan 16-introduced in Senate
     Jan 22-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 5, 2004
     Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 35-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 6-received in House
     Feb 10-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 15-posted in committee

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