H.R.1289 - Newborn Infant HIV Notification Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 03/22/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/10/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1289 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/22/1995)
Newborn Infant HIV Notification Act - Requires a State, if it requires that the results of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing of an infant be reported to it (or if the State conducts an HIV test of the infant), to disclose such results to: (1) the biological mother of the infant if the mother is the legal guardian; or (2) specified State agencies if the State is the legal guardian of the infant.
Directs the State, in disclosing such results (other than to State agencies), to ensure that appropriate counseling on HIV is provided to the individual.