HIV or hepatitis B or C virus; testing for infection, order of magistrate. (HB2097)

Introduced By

Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Testing for infection with human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis B or C virus; order of magistrate. Allows a magistrate to issue an order requiring a person to provide a blood specimen for testing for human immunodeficiency virus or the hepatitis B or C virus when exposure to bodily fluids occurs between a person and a health care provider, person employed by or under the direction and control of a health care provider, law-enforcement officer or other person employed by a law enforcement agency, firefighter, emergency medical services personnel, or school board employee and the person whose blood specimen is sought refuses to consent to providing such specimen. Currently, only the general district court may issue such order. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102168D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2017Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/07/2017Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions