Florida Senate - 2020 CS for SB 626 By the Committee on Health Policy; and Senator Pizzo 588-03844A-20 2020626c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to donation and transfer of human 3 tissue; amending s. 381.0041, F.S.; providing that it 4 is a felony for certain persons who are infected with 5 human immunodeficiency virus to donate blood, plasma, 6 organs, skin, or other human tissue for use in another 7 person, with an exception; providing an effective 8 date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (11) of section 13 381.0041, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 14 381.0041 Donation and transfer of human tissue; testing 15 requirements.— 16 (11) 17 (b) Any person who has human immunodeficiency virus 18 infection, who knows he or she is infected with human 19 immunodeficiency virus, and who has been informed that he or she 20 may communicate this disease by donating blood, plasma, organs, 21 skin, or other human tissue who donates blood, plasma, organs, 22 skin, or other human tissue for use in another person commits
is23 guilty ofa felony of the third degree, punishable as provided 24 in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. This paragraph does 25 not apply if the donation is made specifically for a recipient 26 who is infected with human immunodeficiency virus and who knows 27 that the donor is infected with human immunodeficiency virus. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.