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§11-34.1-11  Examination and treatment for venereal disease. –

Published: 2015

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Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-34.1

Commercial Sexual Activity

SECTION 11-34.1-11

   § 11-34.1-11  Examination and treatment for

venereal disease. –

Any person convicted for any violation of this chapter or of any other statute

relating to lewd or lascivious behavior or unlawful sexual intercourse, and who

shall be confined or imprisoned in any correctional institution for more than

ten (10) days, may be examined by the department of health for venereal

disease, through duly appointed, licensed physicians as agents. Any person that

is examined may be detained until the result of the examination is duly

reported. If found with venereal disease in an infectious stage, the person

shall be treated, and if a menace to the public, quarantined, in accordance

with rules and regulations, not inconsistent with law, of the director of

health, who is authorized to formulate and issue them. Refusal to comply with

or obey the rules or regulations shall constitute a misdemeanor and be

punishable by fine not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250), or a

sentence of incarceration of up to three (3) months, or both.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2009, ch. 185, § 3; P.L. 2009, ch. 186, § 3.)