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Senate Bill 0277

Senate Bill 0277

ARCHIVE (2000)

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Duty to warn about AIDS and related matters. Defines "carrier" and "risk counseling" for purposes of health care and the criminal law. Relocates AIDS crimes from the Indiana Code chapter concerning homicide to the Indiana Code title concerning health. Makes the reckless, knowing, or intentional failure to warn a sexual or needle sharing partner about a person's status as an AIDS, HIV, or Hepatitis B carrier: (1) a Class B misdemeanor for first time offenders; and (2) a Class D felony when the carrier is a repeat offender. Provides standards for a duty to warn. Makes other related changes.
    Current Status:
    In Committee - first House
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