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65-6010. Same; withdrawal of blood; confidentiality of information; penalty. (a) When a court orders a person to submit to infectious disease tests under this act, the withdrawal of the blood may be performed only by: (1) A person licensed to practice medicine and surgery or a person acting under the supervision of any such licensed person; (2) a licensed professional nurse or a licensed practical nurse; or (3) a qualified medical technician. No person authorized by this subsection to withdraw blood, no person assisting in the performance of the infectious disease tests nor any medical care facility where blood is withdrawn or tested that has been ordered by the court to withdraw or test blood shall be liable in any civil or criminal action when the act is performed in a reasonable manner according to generally accepted medical practices.

(b) The results of tests or reports, or information therein, obtained under this act shall be confidential and shall not be divulged to any person not authorized by this act to receive the same. Any violation of this subsection is a class C nonperson misdemeanor.

History: L. 1996, ch. 215, ยง 5; July 1.


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