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House Bill 1235


House Bill 1235

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF HB 1235 (Updated March 14, 2006 8:16 pm - DI 106)


Isolation, quarantine, and health matters. Establishes the procedure for a public health authority to obtain or issue an order to restrict the movement of an individual in the least restrictive manner when there is evidence that the individual has been exposed to a communicable disease, and requires a public health authority to distribute certain information to the public. Prohibits a public health authority from prohibiting a person from possessing a firearm unless the person is in a mass quarantine location, and prohibits the removal of a firearm from a person's home. Establishes certain procedures concerning immunizations. Provides that a person, facility, or other location that meets certain criteria is immune from civil liability resulting from an act or omission in providing health care services during an event that is declared a disaster emergency, even if the services were provided before or after the disaster emergency declaration. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor to violate the conditions of quarantine or isolation. Provides an exemption to food sanitation law for specified organizations under certain circumstances until January 1, 2008. Repeals superseded provisions concerning the isolation of certain individuals.
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