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Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Chapter 199

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  199.275.  Active tuberculosis, infected persons, unlawful acts — violation, penalty. — 1.  It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly infected with active pulmonary or laryngeal tuberculosis to:

  (1)  Act in a reckless manner by exposing another person to tuberculosis without the knowledge and consent of such person to be exposed to tuberculosis; or

  (2)  Report to work with active contagious tuberculosis.  The person may report to work if adhering to his or her prescribed treatment regimen and is deemed noninfectious by the attending physician in conjunction with the department or the local public health authority; or

  (3)  Violate the requirements of a commitment order.

  2.  Any person who violates subdivision* (1), (2), or (3) of subsection 1 of this section is guilty of a class B misdemeanor unless the victim contracts tuberculosis from such contact, in which case it is a class A misdemeanor.

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(L. 2013 S.B. 197)

*Word "subdivisions" appears in original rolls.


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