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An inmate in a correctional institution or juvenile facility may request an HIV or hepatitis B or C test of another inmate if he believes that he came into contact with the bodily fluids of that inmate. The chief medical officer shall decide on whether to submit inmate to mandatory testing. In the case of a minor in a juvenile facility, the facility must notify the parent of minor to be tested and obtain permission for testing.

Summary:

Healthcare personnel or first responders may request testing of a patient who may have exposed them to a communicable disease, provided that certain procedures are followed. Upon being informed of the communicable disease status of a source patient, the exposed individual shall be informed that he or she is subject to existing confidentiality protections for any identifying information about the communicable disease test results, and that medical information regarding the communicable disease status of the source patient shall be kept confidential and may not be further disclosed, except as otherwise authorized by law. (g) Nothing in this section authorizes the disclosure of the source patient's identity. (j) Except as otherwise provided under this section, all confidentiality requirements regarding medical records that are provided for under existing law apply to this section.

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Any defendant charged with a sexual crime shall be subject to blood testing for AIDS/HIV and other communicable diseases, If the court finds probable cause of a possible transfer of bodily fluid between defendant and alleged victim. Copies of the test results shall be sent to the defendant or minor, each requesting victim, and if defendant or minor is incarcerated or detained to the officer in charge and chief medical officer of such facility.

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Any forensic scientist who comes into contact with blood or other bodily fluids on the skin or membranes of her person, while handling or testing forensic evidence may file an ex parte order with the court to test the blood for HIV. If the court finds that there is probable cause that there was a transfer between the bodily fluid and the forensic scientist, the court shall order the testing of the forensic evidence. Test results must be sent to the requesting employee, his employer, the person whose sample was tested, the officer in charge and the chief medical officer of the facility where the person was detained or incarcerated. The person whose sample is tested may decline to be informed.

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Exposure of a peace officer, firefighter, custodial officer, custody assistant, nonsworn uniformed employee of a law enforcement agency whose job entails the care or control of inmates in a detention facility, and emergency medical personnel acting within the scope of his or her duties to an arrestee's blood or bodily fluids can subject the arrestee to voluntary or court-ordered blood testing for HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Copies of test results shall be sent to the arrestee, and each requesting peace officer, firefighter, custodial officer, custody assistant, nonsworn uniformed employee of a law enforcement agency whose job entails the care or control of inmates in a detention facility, and emergency medical personnel named in the petition and his or her employing agency, officer, or entity, and if the arrestee is incarcerated or detained, to the officer in charge and the chief medical officer of the facility where the person is incarcerated or detained. Except as otherwise provided under this sectio

Summary:

Upon conviction for prostitution, a court shall order defendant to undergo HIV testing and a report shall made available to the court and State Department of Health Services. At the sentencing hearing, the court shall furnish a copy of the test results to the defendant. Reports of the test results shall be confidential, although Department of Health Services shall furnish copies of any report to a district attorney upon request.

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A victim with probable cause of fluid contact with defendant may request HIV testing of the defendant via search warrant. The local health officer will then disclose the results to both the victim and defendant. The victim may disclose test results as necessary to protect personal health and safety or the health and safety of the victim's family or sexual partner. Both the local health officer and victim are required to comply with all laws and policies regarding medical confidentiality and a violation of which is subject to a misdemeanor charge.

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The confidentiality of mandatory tuberculosis test results for correctional institution employees shall be maintained. The Department of Corrections may perform statistical analysis, provided that individuals are not identified.

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The Department of Correction shall require that all employees receive mandatory annual and pre-employment examination and testing for tuberculosis. Employees testing positive on the skin test shall receive a follow-up examination to set out a treatment plan. The department shall maintain on file physician-signed certifications of employees that they have tested negative.

Summary:

The chief medical officer may require HIV or hepatitis B or C testing for subjects of reports even if not requested by the reporting law enforcement employee, if she believes there is a significant risk of infection given the nature of the employee's contact with the subject's bodily fluids.

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