04RS HB82


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HB 82/FN (BR 248) - T. Burch, P. Clark, D. Horlander, R. Palumbo, S. Westrom

     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 release of name or other identifying information; and establish requirements for name reporting system.


     SCS/FN/LM - 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 release any name or identifying information of a person with HIV.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 8-posted in committee
     Jan 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for January 20, 2004
     Jan 20-3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Jan 21-received in Senate
     Jan 26-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 12-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 18, 2004
     Mar 18-passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
     Mar 19-3rd reading, passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 22-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 24-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Thursday, March 25, 2004
     Mar 29-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 95-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 102)

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