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Records of venereal disease - R.I. Gen. Laws Ann. § 40.1-2-20

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The department of health and the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities, and hospitals1 must maintain “records of all cases of venereal disease in” state institutions. The department of human services must make “every reasonable effort” to protect the identity of persons listed in such records and may not open the records for public inspection.




  • 1. Department formally known as the “department of mental health, retardation and hospitals.”

Current as of June 2015