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2009 House Bill 397: Allow Mandatory Isolation for TB Patients

Public Act 174 of 2009

Introduced by Sen. Joseph Cervantes (D) on January 28, 2009 To allow for court-ordered treatment or isolation of people who may transmit tuberculosis to others, and allow for limited immunity for persons reporting that someone who has an infectious form of tuberculosis.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health and Government Affairs Committee on January 28, 2009
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 11, 2009
Substitute offered in the House on February 21, 2009 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various details, but does not change its substance.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 21, 2009
Reported in the House on February 21, 2009
Substitute offered in the House on February 24, 2009 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various details, but does not change its substance.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 24, 2009
Passed 65 to 0 in the House on February 24, 2009.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To allow for court-ordered treatment or isolation of people who may transmit tuberculosis to others, and allow for limited immunity for persons reporting that someone who has an infectious form of tuberculosis .
Received in the Senate on February 25, 2009
Referred to the Senate Judicary Committee on February 25, 2009
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on March 15, 2009
Passed 28 to 0 in the Senate on March 20, 2009.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To allow for court-ordered treatment or isolation of people who may transmit tuberculosis to others, and allow for limited immunity for persons reporting that someone who has an infectious form of tuberculosis.
Signed by Gov. Bill Richardson on April 7, 2009 To allow for court-ordered treatment or isolation of people who may transmit tuberculosis to others, and allow for limited immunity for persons reporting that someone who has an infectious form of tuberculosis.

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