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H*2807 (Rat #0547, Act #0490 of 1988) General Bill, By  House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
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    A Bill to amend Sections 44-29-60 through 44-29-110, 44-29-130 through 44-29-140, and 44-29-190 through 44-29-210, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to venereal diseases, so as to change the reference to syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, and venereal diseases to sexually transmitted diseases; provide for reporting of treatment and testing of persons infected with a sexually transmitted disease; revise the duties of State, district, county, and municipal health officers in protecting the public health through examination, identification, and isolation; provide for treatment and isolation of prisoners who have a sexually transmitted disease; provide requirements for release after isolation; provide for regulations concerning sexually transmitted diseases instead of venereal diseases; provide for the confidentiality of records relating to sexually transmitted diseases; increase the penalties for violations of the Sections; provide for prohibiting or limiting the attendance of an employee or student by a school; and provide for the approval of an authorized employee of a medical or health agency; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 16-3-740 and 16-15-255 so as to provide testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) when a person has been convicted for a certain crime which results in exposure to the victim; Section 44-29-115 so as to provide requirements for isolation; Section 44-29-145 so as to make it unlawful for anyone infected with AIDS to knowingly expose another person to AIDS and Section 44-29-146 so as to provide for a physician or state agency not to be liable upon notification of contact with a person having AIDS or HIV infection, Section 44-29-230 so as to provide for the circumstances under which a health care professional may require a patient to be tested for AIDS; and to add violations of Section 44-29-145 to the list of crimes classified as felonies by Section 16-1-10.-amended title
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04/07/87House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-1627
04/08/87House Debate adjourned HJ-1691
04/09/87House Amended HJ-1753
04/09/87House Objection by Rep. J. Rogers, Townsend & Day HJ-1754
04/09/87House Objection withdrawn by Rep. J. Rogers, Townsend & Day HJ-1758
04/09/87House Debate adjourned HJ-1762
04/09/87House Amended HJ-1782
04/09/87House Read second time HJ-1782
04/09/87House Reconsider second reading HJ-1785
04/09/87House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, April 14, 1987 HJ-178
04/16/87House Debate adjourned HJ-1982
04/21/87House Amended HJ-2046
04/21/87House Read second time HJ-2047
04/22/87House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2068
04/23/87Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1472
04/23/87Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-1473
02/02/88Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-11
02/04/88Senate Amended SJ-17
02/04/88Senate Read second time SJ-26
02/04/88Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-26
03/24/88Senate Amended SJ-34
03/24/88Senate Read third time SJ-35
03/24/88Senate Returned SJ-35
04/13/88House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-2728
04/26/88 Ratified R 547
05/02/88 Signed By Governor
05/02/88 Effective date 05/02/88
05/02/88 Act No. 490
05/23/88 Copies available

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