CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update The Law
March 12, 1989
San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle (03/12/89), P. A8
In California, an Assembly committee voted to approve a bill to prohibit
discrimination against HIV-positive people....In Congress, Rep. Henry A.
Waxman (D-Calif.) asked for $2.35 billion in AIDS spending, an increase
of $736 million over the administration figure....In Milwaukee, the blood
center that provided HIV-infected blood to John Carroll settled with him
for $3.9 million....An appeals court in Annapolis, Md., reversed a life
sentence for murder, ruling that sheriff's deputies may have biased the
jury by wearing rubber gloves.