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2021 SPECIAL SESSION I

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SB 1138 Sexually transmitted infections; infected sexual battery, penalty.

Introduced by: Mamie E. Locke | Jennifer L. McClellan | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED SENATE: (all summaries)

Sexually transmitted infections; infected sexual battery. Provides that any person who is diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection and engages in sexual behavior that poses a substantial risk of transmission to another person according to current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations regarding such risk of transmission with the intent to transmit the infection to another person and transmits such infection to that person is guilty of infected sexual battery, punishable as Class 1 misdemeanor. Under current law, the crime of infected battery is punishable as a Class 6 felony. The bill also repeals the crime of donating or selling blood, body fluids, organs, and tissues by persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus and the provisions regarding the testing of certain persons for human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis B or C viruses. The bill contains technical amendments.


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