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65-6009.Same; persons arrested or convicted; disclosure of test results; costs of counseling and testing. (a) At the time of an appearance before a magistrate under K.S.A. 22-2901 and amendments thereto, the magistrate shall inform any person arrested and charged with a crime in which it appears from the nature of the charge that the transmission of body fluids from one person to another may have been involved of the availability of infectious disease tests and shall cause the alleged victim of such a crime, if any, to be notified that infectious disease tests and counseling are available. If the victim of the crime or the county or district attorney requests the court to order infectious disease tests of the alleged offender or if the person arrested and charged with a crime stated to the law enforcement officer making such arrest that the person arrested and charged with the crime has an infectious disease or is infected with an infectious disease, or used words of like effect, the court shall order the arrested person to submit to infectious disease tests. The results of any test obtained under this section shall be inadmissible in any criminal or civil proceeding.

(b) Upon conviction of a person for any crime which the court determines from the facts of the case involved or was likely to have involved the transmission of body fluids from one person to another, the court: (1) May order the convicted person to submit to infectious disease tests; or (2) shall order the convicted person to submit to infectious disease tests if the victim of the crime or the parent or legal guardian of the victim, if the victim is a minor, requests the court to issue such order. If infectious disease tests are ordered under this subsection, the victim of the crime, if any, who is not a minor, shall designate a health care provider or counselor to receive such information on behalf of the victim. If the victim is a minor, the parent or legal guardian of the victim shall designate the health care provider or counselor to receive such information.

(c) The results of any infectious disease test ordered under subsection (a) shall be disclosed to the law enforcement officer making such arrest, the person arrested and such other persons as the court determines have a legitimate need to know the test result in order to provide for their protection. The results of any infectious disease test ordered under subsection (b) shall be disclosed to the court which ordered the test, the convicted person and to the person designated under subsection (b) by the victim or victims of the crime or by the parent or legal guardian of a victim if the victim is a minor. If an infectious disease test ordered under this section results in a positive reaction, the results shall be reported to the secretary of health and environment and to the secretary of corrections.

(d) As used in this section, infectious disease includes HIV and hepatitis B.

(e) The costs of any counseling and testing provided under this section shall be paid from amounts appropriated to the department of health and environment for that purpose. The court shall order the adjudicated person to pay restitution to the department of health and environment for the costs of any counseling provided under this section and the costs of any test ordered or otherwise performed under this section.

History: L. 1996, ch. 215, § 4; L. 2001, ch. 102, § 5; July 1.



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