Florida Senate - 2008 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1150
The Committee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
(Peaden) recommended the following amendment:
Delete line(s) 116-148
(a) In any case in which a law enforcement officer;
employee of an emergency medical transport service, private
transport company contracting with the county, or mobile crisis
response service; or other designated agent of the county,
department, or the court comes into contact with or is exposed to
body fluids, to which universal precautions apply as outlined in
s. 381.004(2)(c), of a person being taken into custody for the
purpose of delivering him or her to a receiving or treatment
facility, hospital, community mental health center, or other
facility authorized to provide mental health evaluations or
services pursuant to this chapter, the law enforcement officer,
employee, or agent may seek a court order directing that the
person who is the source of the significant exposure undergo HIV
testing. A sworn statement by the law enforcement officer,
employee, or agent that a significant exposure has occurred
constitutes probable cause for the issuance of the order by the
court. The order shall direct the person to undergo HIV testing
within 48 hours after the issuance of the court order.
1. The testing shall be performed in accordance with s.
2. The results of the test shall be disclosed to the law
enforcement officer, employee, or agent no later than 2 weeks
after the court receives the results.
3. The results of the test are not admissible in any
subsequent court proceeding involving the person being
(b) A law enforcement officer; employee of an emergency
medical transport service, private transport company contracting
with the county, or mobile crisis response service; or other
designated agent of the county, department, or the court who
comes into contact with or is exposed to body fluids, to which
universal precautions apply as outlined in s. 381.004(2)(c), of a
person being transported pursuant to this section and who
requests HIV testing may obtain such test from his or her
respective county health department at no cost.
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