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Full Text of HB4453  97th General Assembly


Rep. Derrick Smith

Filed: 2/15/2012





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4453 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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.



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1    (b) Nothing in this Section shall be construed as relieving
2the Department of Corrections or any county or municipality of
3their primary responsibility for providing medical treatment
4for prisoners under their jurisdiction, including treatment
5for sexually transmissible diseases.
6    (c) Any person who knowingly or maliciously disseminates
7any false information or report concerning the existence of any
8sexually transmissible disease under this Section is guilty of
9a Class A misdemeanor.
10    (d) The Department, in consultation with the Department of
11Corrections, shall develop and implement written procedures
12that establish a process for confidentially notifying and
13recommending sexually transmissible disease testing of the
14contacts of a committed person who has been diagnosed with a
15sexually transmissible disease and for notifying and
16recommending sexually transmissible disease testing of a
17committed person who has had contact with one diagnosed with a
18sexually transmissible disease. The process shall be in
19accordance with Sections 3, 5, and 8 of this Act.
20(Source: P.A. 85-681.)
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.".