Article Title

HEALTH Omnibus AIDS Bill

Document Type

Peach Sheet


The Act comprises a comprehensive package of legislation relating to AIDS. In general, the Act provides procedures and standards for HIV testing in both the criminal and civil contexts; delineates the requirements for confidentiality and counseling regarding AIDS information; provides criminal sanctions for HIV-infected individuals who know they are infected but fail to inform either their sexual partners or those with whom they share needles or syringes; requires the receipt of an AIDS information brochure prior to issuance of a marriage license; and defines HIV as contagious.

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