2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 737
Law enforcement; court-ordered blood tests for protection of officers who have significant exposure to HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide for court ordered blood tests of source individuals for the protection of law enforcement officers who have a significant exposure to HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C; to provide for the arrangement of the tests by the Department of Public Health; to provide for involuntary submission; to prohibit use of such test in a criminal proceeding; to amend Code Section 31-22-9.2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to report of positive results of HIV tests, notification, counseling, violations, exception for insurance coverage, and exposure of health care provider, so as to provide for a conforming reference; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/05/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/29/2018 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2018 - House First Readers
Jan/24/2018 - House Hopper