HB4205 H H&HR AM #1
The House Committee on Health and Human Resources moves to amend the bill on page two, section one, line four, after the word “authorized” by striking out the period and adding the following:
“With the amendments set forth below:
On page four, subdivision 4.1.d.4, by deleting the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following “4.1.d.4 It is recommended that health care providers test women as early as possible during each pregnancy. Women who decline the test early in prenatal care may be encouraged to be tested at subsequent visits. “;
On page six, subdivision 4.2.c. by deleting the subsection in its entirety.
On page six, subdivision 4.2.c.1, by deleting the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “4.2.c.1. If the pregnant woman’s HIV status is unknown at the time she presents for delivery, an HIV test shall be offered and if she refuses the test, the infant may be tested and the mother shall be informed of the testing and the results.”
On page six, subsection 4.2.c.2 by deleting the subsection and renumbering the remaining subsections.
On page six, subdivision 4.3.b.1 by deleting the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “4.3.b.1. On request of the victim of the alleged offense, the court shall order the defendant to undergo the test not later than 48 hours after an indictment for the offense is presented against the defendant or the defendant waives indictment. If the victim, the parent or guardian requests the testing of the defendant and a law enforcement agency is unable to locate the defendant during the 48-hour period allowed for that testing under this subsection, the running of the 48-hour period is tolled until the law enforcement agency locates the defendant and the defendant is present in the jurisdiction.” and
On page 7, subsection 5.3 by deleting the entire subsection.