New Jersey Lawmakers Want Loophole Closed in Cases Involving Failure to Disclose HIV Infection
September 19, 2013
New Jersey state lawmakers introduced a bill that would permit authorities to obtain medical records of persons accused of not disclosing their HIV status to sexual partners. The measure was prompted by the recent acquittal of a retired police captain who did not tell his female sexual partners that he was HIV-positive; an appeals court cited current state law that barred prosecutors from obtaining his medical records.
CBS New York
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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