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Full Text of HB4453  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning health.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Sexually Transmissible Disease
5Control Act is amended by changing Section 9 as follows:
6    (410 ILCS 325/9)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7409)
7    Sec. 9. Prisoners.
8    (a) The Department and its authorized representatives may,
9at its discretion, enter any State, county or municipal
10detention facility to interview, examine and treat any prisoner
11for a sexually transmissible disease. Any such State, county or
12municipal detention facility shall cooperate with the
13Department and its authorized representative to provide such
14space as is necessary for the examination and treatment of all
15prisoners suffering from or suspected of having a sexually
16transmissible disease.
17    (b) Nothing in this Section shall be construed as relieving
18the Department of Corrections or any county or municipality of
19their primary responsibility for providing medical treatment
20for prisoners under their jurisdiction, including treatment
21for sexually transmissible diseases.
22    (c) Any person who knowingly or maliciously disseminates
23any false information or report concerning the existence of any



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1sexually transmissible disease under this Section is guilty of
2a Class A misdemeanor.
3    (d) The Department, in consultation with the Department of
4Corrections, shall develop and implement written procedures
5that establish a process for confidentially notifying and
6recommending sexually transmissible disease testing of the
7contacts of a committed person who has been diagnosed with a
8sexually transmissible disease and for notifying and
9recommending sexually transmissible disease testing of a
10committed person who has had contact with one diagnosed with a
11sexually transmissible disease. The process shall be in
12accordance with Sections 3, 5, and 8 of this Act.
13(Source: P.A. 85-681.)
14    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
15becoming law.