§ 144.7401 Definitions
§ 144.7402 Conditions for Applicability of Procedures
§ 144.7403 Information Required to Be Given to Individuals
§ 144.7404 Disclosure of Positive Blood-Borne Pathogen Test Results
§ 144.7405 Consent Procedures Generally
§ 144.7406 Testing of Available Blood
§ 144.7407 Blood Sample Collection for Testing
§ 144.7408 No Discrimination
§ 144.7409 Use of Test Results
§ 144.7411 Test Information Confidentiality
§ 144.7412 Penalty for Unauthorized Release of Information
§ 144.7413 Responsibility for Testing and Treatment; Costs
§ 144.7414 Protocols for Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens
§ 144.7415 Penalties and Immunity


  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Chair: includes chairman, chairwoman, and chairperson. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and in like cases "swear" includes "affirm" and "sworn" "affirmed. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • seal: includes an impression thereof upon the paper alone, as well as an impression on a wafer, wax, or other substance thereto attached. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • state: extends to and includes the District of Columbia and the several territories. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44