46-18-256. Sexually transmitted disease testing -- test procedure. (1) Following entry of judgment, a person convicted of a sexual offense, as defined in 46-23-502, except an offense under 45-5-301 through 45-5-303, must, at the request of the victim of the sexual offense or the parent or guardian of the victim, if the victim is a minor, be administered standard testing according to currently accepted protocol, using guidelines established by the centers for disease control and prevention, U.S. department of health and human services, to detect in the person the presence of antibodies indicative of the presence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or other sexually transmitted diseases, as defined in 50-18-101.
(2) Arrangements for the test required by subsection (1) must be made by the county attorney of the county in which the person was convicted. The test must be conducted by a health care provider, as defined in 50-16-504.
(3) The county attorney of the county in which the person was convicted shall release the information concerning the test results to:
(a) the convicted person; and
(b) the victim of the offense committed by the convicted person or to the parent or guardian of the victim if the victim is a minor.
(4) At the request of the victim of a sexual offense or the parent or guardian of the victim if the victim is a minor, the victim must be provided counseling regarding HIV disease, HIV testing (in accordance with applicable law), and referral for appropriate health care and support services.
(5) For purposes of this section, "convicted" includes an adjudication, under the provisions of 41-5-1502, finding a youth to be a delinquent youth or a youth in need of intervention.
(6) The provisions of the AIDS Prevention Act, Title 50, chapter 16, part 10, do not apply to this section.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 504, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 71, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 56, Ch. 550, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 22, Sp. L. August 2002; amd. Sec. 24, Ch. 55, L. 2015.