Description: HIV/AIDS testing; offer to inmates upon admission to Department of Corrections and before release.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/12 (H) Referred To Corrections|
|2||01/30 (H) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2007|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Dickson
Additional Authors: Ellis, Fredericks, Holloway, Myers, Perkins
Title: AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO DEVELOP AN HIV/AIDS PREVENTION EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR OFFENDERS AND OTHERS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO OFFER HIV/AIDS TESTING OF PERSONS UPON ADMISSION TO THE DEPARTMENT AND IMMEDIATELY BEFORE THE RELEASE OF SUCH PERSON; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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