Prisoners; mandatory testing for human immunodeficiency virus. (SB1258)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Corrections facilities.  Requires the Department of Corrections to offer to test an inmate, who does not have a record of a positive test result, for infection with human immunodeficiency virus within 60 days of his scheduled discharge. Prior to administering the test, the Department shall inform the inmate of the purpose of the test. An inmate may decline being tested.

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Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101963D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/28/2011Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1258)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/11/2011Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read second time
02/15/2011Read third time
02/15/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/15/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1258ER)
02/18/2011Signed by Speaker
02/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1258ER)
02/21/2011Signed by President
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 415 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.