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Sexually transmitted diseases shall include, but not be limited to, syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, granuloma inguinale and lymphogranuloma venereum and other diseases that the director of health may by regulation determine to constitute a sexually transmitted disease. Sexually transmitted diseases are declared to be contagious, infectious, communicable, and dangerous to the public health. It shall be unlawful for anyone knowingly, while in the infectious condition with these diseases, or any of them, to expose another person to infection. Any person found guilty of violating the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100) or imprisoned for not more than three (3) months.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Rhode Island General Laws Title 23. Health and Safety § 23-11-1. Diseases declared contagious--Exposure of another to infection - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ri/title-23-health-and-safety/ri-gen-laws-sect-23-11-1/
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