2020 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 44 - Health
Chapter 29 - Contagious And Infectious Diseases
Section 44-29-146. Physicians and state agencies exempt from liability for disclosure of persons carrying Human Immunodeficiency Virus; "contact" defined.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 44-29-146 (2020)

A physician or state agency identifying and notifying a spouse or known contact of a person having Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is not liable for damages resulting from the disclosure.

"Contact" means the exchange of body products or body fluids by sexual acts or percutaneous transmission.

HISTORY: 1988 Act No. 490, Section 1.

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