2014 Georgia Code
Title 31 - HEALTH
Chapter 17A - CONTROL OF HIV
§ 31-17A-2 - Examination of infected persons; administration of HIV test

GA Code § 31-17A-2 (2014) What's This?

The authorized agent or agents of the Department of Public Health are directed and empowered, when in their judgment it is necessary to protect the public health, to make examinations of persons infected or suspected of being infected with HIV and to administer an HIV test with the consent of the person being tested. In the event the person infected or suspected of being infected with HIV refuses to consent to the administration of an HIV test, the authorized agent or agents of the Department of Public Health are authorized to petition the court for an order authorizing the administration of an HIV test pursuant to the procedure set forth in Code Section 31-17A-3.

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