MISSISSIPPI'S LEGAL MAKE_UP

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1. EXECUTIVE

1.1. Governor

1.1.1. Corrections

1.1.1.1. MAC §41-23-10, §99-19-203, §43-21-623: All inmates, convicted sex offerenders and juviniles convicted of sex offense must be mandortorily tested for HIV

1.1.2. MEMA-Emergency Managment

1.1.2.1. MDHS- MS Dept. of Human Services

1.1.3. Public Safety: Law Enforcement, MBI, Highway Patrol, etc.

1.1.3.1. MISS Code Ann § 97-27-14 (2016)

1.1.3.1.1. (1) It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly expose another person to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B or hepatitis C. Prior knowledge and willing consent to the exposure is a defense to a charge brought under this paragraph. A violation of this subsection shall be a felony.

1.2. Idependent Agenices

1.2.1. Department of Health

1.2.1.1. 15-002-001 MISS. CODE

1.2.1.1.1. HIV/AIDS is classifed as a Class 1B Reportable Disease in MS. Class 1B diseases must be reported with in 24 hours. Class 1B diseases and conditions require individual case investigation, but not an immediate public health response. Laboratory directors have an obligation to report laboratory findings for selected diseases

1.2.1.2. All hospitals and/or physicians must provide post-test counseling HIV positive results Mississippi Rules and Regulations (MRR) § 113.03

1.2.2. DISCLOSURE: All HIV reports must be disclosed confidentially Mississippi Code Annoted (MCA) §41-34-7

1.2.3. Insitutions of Higher Learning

1.2.4. Foresty Commission

1.3. Other Elected Officials

1.3.1. State Auditor

1.3.2. Attorney General

1.3.3. Liet. Governor

2. LEGISLATIVE

2.1. Senate

2.1.1. 52 Districts=52 Senators

2.2. House

2.2.1. 122 Districts=122 Representatives

2.2.2. HB1298- Passed, 2004

2.2.2.1. It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly expose another person to a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Prior knowledge and willing consent to the exposure is a defense to the crime set forth herein.

2.3. Legislative Budget Office

2.4. Joint Operations

3. JUDICIAL

3.1. MS Supreme Court

3.1.1. Circuit and Chancery Court

3.1.2. State Court of Appeals

3.1.2.1. McCovy vs. State- April 19, 2016

3.1.2.2. In McCovy vs State the MS Court of Appeals affirmed the felony conviction of McCoy for knowingly exposing a victim to HIV without disclosure of and not using protection. Since 2004 there has been three other prosecutions and one conviction under this code

3.1.3. Commision of Judicial Performance

4. Legal Landscape of Criminalization of HIV/AIDS in Mississippi

4.1. Individual

4.2. Population at Large