Bill Sponsors: IN SB0333 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Body cavity searches and blood draws. Establishes a procedure authorizing licensed medical personnel to obtain a body fluid sample or to retrieve contraband from the body cavity of an individual as part of a criminal investigation, and, grants, with certain exceptions, immunity to medical personnel. Provides a method for certain emergency medical services providers and law enforcement officers who have been exposed to blood or body fluids to obtain the results of a test for a dangerous communicable disease. Establishes a procedure for a court to issue an emergency ex parte order for a blood or body fluid specimen.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-05 - Public Law 224 [SB0333 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Senator Ronald Grooms [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-046FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Randall Head [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-018FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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Representative Kevin Mahan [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-031FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Wendy McNamara [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-076FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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