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SOUTH DAKOTA: South Dakota House Panel OKs AIDS Testing of Prostitutes




 

Associated Press (02.03.12) - Friday, February 03, 2012

The House Health and Human Services Committee gave unanimous approval Thursday to a measure that would require persons convicted of prostitution or soliciting prostitutes to be tested for HIV. The bill would also give anyone who has had sex with a convicted sex worker access to the test results. The legislation now advances to the full House for additional debate.



 


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