HB 1182

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Jan 28, 2020
  • Passed Senate Mar 03, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Mar 18, 2020

HIV, fatality reviews, and syringe exchange programs.

Abstract

Removes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) from the statutory definition of "exposure risk disease". Replaces the term "AIDS" with the term "human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)" where appropriate. Replaces the term "carrier" with the term "individual with a communicable disease" where appropriate. Replaces the term "danger" with the term "risk" where appropriate. Replaces the term "spread" with the term "transmission" where appropriate. Replaces the term "HIV antibody" with "human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)" where appropriate. Requires the state department of health (department) to specify, in any literature provided to children and young adults concerning HIV, that abstinence is the best way to prevent the transmission of HIV as a result of sexual activity. Provides that a physician or the authorized representative of a physician may not order an HIV test unless the physician or the authorized representative of a physician: (1) informs the patient of the test orally or in writing; (2) provides the patient with an explanation of the test orally, in writing, by video, or by a combination of these methods; and (3) informs the patient orally or in writing of the patient's right to ask questions and to refuse the test. Requires the information to be communicated to the patient in a language or manner that the patient understands. Requires a physician or an authorized representative of the physician to inform a patient of the counseling services and treatment options available to the patient if an HIV test indicates that the patient is HIV positive. Requires a patient to be notified of their right to a: (1) hearing; and (2) counsel; in certain situations involving a court ordered HIV test. Specifies that the use of antiretroviral drugs and other medical interventions may lessen the likelihood of transmitting HIV to a child during childbirth. (Current law states that birth by caesarean section may lessen the likelihood of transmitting HIV to a child during childbirth). Provides that the requirement to dispose of semen that contains the HIV antibody does not apply if the semen is used according to safer conception practices endorsed by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or other generally accepted medical experts. Revises the definition of "health care provider". Provides that a patient is considered to have consented to: (1) testing for the presence of a dangerous communicable disease of a type that has been epidemiologically demonstrated to be transmittable by an exposure of the kind experienced by the affected health care provider; and (2) the release of testing results to a medical director or an affected physician in the event of an exposure; if the patient is unable to consent to testing or the release of test results due to physical or mental incapacity. Allows a health care provider or a health care provider's employer to petition a court for an order requiring a patient to provide a blood or bodily fluid specimen in certain instances. Allows a health care provider, a health care provider's employer, or the state department of health to request certain test results when a patient is a witness, bystander, or victim of alleged criminal activity in certain instances. Provides that a health care provider may request a notification concerning exposure to certain communicable diseases in certain instances. Allows a health care provider to designate a physician to receive certain test results following a possible exposure to certain communicable diseases. Requires a health care provider to be notified of an exposure to certain communicable diseases not later than 48 hours after certain notifications have been issued. Requires a health care provider to be provided with: (1) medically necessary treatment; and (2) counseling; following an exposure to certain communicable diseases. Requires a suicide and overdose fatality review team (SOFR team) to review certain suicide and overdose fatalities. Allows a SOFR team to make recommendations concerning the prevention of suicide and overdose fatalities. Specifies membership, record keeping, and data entry requirements for SOFR teams. Renumbers the article concerning suicide and overdose fatality teams for purposes of conflict resolution. Requires a syringe exchange program to: (1) provide testing for communicable diseases and provide services or a referral for services if the individual tests positive; and (2) establish a referral process for program participants in need of information or education concerning communicable diseases or health care. Requires the state department of health to include certain information concerning syringe exchange programs in the report to the general assembly before November 1, 2020. Extends the expiration date for certain syringe exchange programs from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2022. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments and technical corrections.

Bill Sponsors (11)

Votes


Actions


Mar 30, 2020

House

Public Law 112

Mar 18, 2020

Office of the Governor

Signed by the Governor

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Mar 12, 2020

Senate

Signed by the President Pro Tempore

Mar 10, 2020

House

Signed by the Speaker

Mar 05, 2020

House

House concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 321: yeas 78, nays 7

Mar 04, 2020

House

Motion to concur filed

Senate

Returned to the House with amendments

Mar 03, 2020

Senate

Senator Merritt added as cosponsor

Senate

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 297: yeas 36, nays 14

Mar 02, 2020

Senate

Senator Randolph added as cosponsor

Senate

Second reading: ordered engrossed

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Feb 11, 2020

Senate

Senator Ford J.D. added as cosponsor

Feb 05, 2020

Senate

First reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
health and provider services

Jan 29, 2020

House

Referred to the Senate

Jan 28, 2020

House

Senate sponsors: Senators Becker, Grooms, Crider

House

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 90: yeas 98, nays 0

House

Cosponsor: Senator Breaux

Jan 27, 2020

House

Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed

House

Amendment #1 (Clere) prevailed; voice vote

Jan 23, 2020

House

Representatives Cook, Barrett, Fleming added as coauthors

House

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 13, 2020

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public health

House

Authored by Representative Clere

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
Engrossed House Bill (S) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
Enrolled House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1182.05.ENRS.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1182.04.COMS.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1182.04.COMS.FN002 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1182.04.COMS.FN003 PDF
Floor Amendment: HB1182.04.COMS.AMS001 PDF
Committee Report: HB1182.03.ENGH.CRS001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1182.03.ENGH.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1182.03.ENGH.FN002 PDF
Committee Amendment: HB1182.03.ENGH.AMS10 PDF
Committee Amendment: HB1182.03.ENGH.AMS11 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1182.02.COMH.FN001 PDF
Floor Amendment: HB1182.02.COMH.AMH001 PDF
Committee Report: HB1182.01.INTR.CRH001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1182.01.INTR.FN001 PDF
Committee Amendment: HB1182.01.INTR.AMH02 PDF

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