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S 0508 General Bill, By J.V. Smith
Similar (H 2807)
    A Bill to amend Sections 44-29-60 through 44-29-110, 44-29-130 through 44-29-140, 44-29-190, and 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, require persons infected with a sexually transmitted disease to identify those persons with whom they have had sexual contact, require prisoners who have a sexually transmitted disease at the time of expiration of their term of imprisonment to be isolated and treated until in the judgment of the local health officer the prisoner may be medically discharged or he may be required to report to the Department of Health and Environmental Control; to increase the penalty for exposing another to a sexually transmitted disease, for failing to report, for failing to examine and treat prisoners, and for failing to keep confidentiality of records of a sexually transmitted disease from not more than twenty dollars to not more than two hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more than twenty days to not more than thirty days; and to increase the penalty for school officials who admit any person without first securing evidence that the person has been vaccinated and immunized from not more than fifty dollars to not more than two hundred dollars; and to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 44-29-145 so as to make it unlawful for anyone knowingly infected with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) to knowingly expose another person to AIDS through exchange of blood products or body fluids.
03/11/87Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-854
03/11/87Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-855

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