§ 19a-581 Definitions
§ 19a-582 General consent required for HIV-related testing. Counseling requirements. Exceptions
§ 19a-583 Limitations on disclosure of HIV-related information
§ 19a-584 Informing and warning of known partners of possible exposure to the HIV virus. Disclosure of HIV-related information to public health officers
§ 19a-585 Requirements for disclosure of HIV-related information
§ 19a-586 Testing for insurance purposes
§ 19a-587 Disclosure by insurers
§ 19a-588 Notification of procedures to certain municipal employees
§ 19a-589 Regulations
§ 19a-590 Liability for violations
§ 19a-591 Definitions
§ 19a-591a Administration of AIDS vaccine
§ 19a-591b Immunity from liability for civil damages for personal injury to research subject. Exceptions
§ 19a-591c Research subjects
§ 19a-592 Testing and treatment of minor for HIV or AIDS. Confidentiality. Liability for costs
§ 19a-593 Testing of pregnant women and newborns. Notification and documentation requirements. Report to mother
§ 19a-593a Limitation on causes of action for HIV-related test
§ 19a-594 Pregnant women and newborn testing public awareness programs and health care provider training
§ 19a-594a Referral of child to state agency based on test result

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 368x

  • AIDS: means acquired immune deficiency syndrome, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control of the United States Public Health Service. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Exposure evaluation group: means at least three impartial health care providers, at least one of whom shall be a physician, designated by the chief administrator of a health facility, correctional facility or other institution to determine if a health care or other worker has been involved in a significant exposure. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health care provider: means any physician, dentist, nurse, provider of services for persons with psychiatric disabilities or persons with intellectual disability or other person involved in providing medical, nursing, counseling, or other health care, substance abuse or mental health service, including such services associated with, or under contract to, a health maintenance organization or medical services plan. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • Health facility: means an institution, as defined in §. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • HIV infection: means infection with the human immunodeficiency virus or any other related virus identified as a probable causative agent of AIDS. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • HIV-related illness: means any illness that may result from or may be associated with HIV infection. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • HIV-related test: means any laboratory test or series of tests for any virus, antibody, antigen or etiologic agent whatsoever thought to cause or indicate the presence of HIV infection. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • intellectual disability: means a significant limitation in intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior that originated during the developmental period before eighteen years of age. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1g
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partner: means an identified spouse or sex partner of the protected individual or a person identified as having shared hypodermic needles or syringes with the protected individual. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Protected individual: means a person who has been counseled regarding HIV infection, is the subject of an HIV-related test or who has been diagnosed as having HIV infection, AIDS or HIV-related illness. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • Significant exposure: means a parenteral exposure such as a needlestick or cut, or mucous membrane exposure such as a splash to the eye or mouth, to blood or a cutaneous exposure involving large amounts of blood or prolonged contact with blood, especially when the exposed skin is chapped, abraded, or afflicted with dermatitis. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581
  • Significant risk of transmission: means the transfer of one person's blood, semen, vaginal or cervical secretions to another person through sexual activity or sharing of needles during injection drug use. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-581