2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Kullen, Mizeur, and Tarrant
HIV Testing, Education, and Treatment for Inmates


Requiring inmates in a correctional institution to be tested for the presence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) at specified times; requiring the correctional institution to test the inmates for HIV by a test and test procedure approved by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; requiring inmates to be notified of the HIV test results in a specified manner; requiring the correctional institution to provide specified education and treatment to inmates who test positive for HIV; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chemical Tests
Correction, Division of
Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 18-338 , 18-338.1 , 18-338.1 , 18-338.2 , 18-338.2 , 18-338.3 , 18-338.4 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered