TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-10
Tuberculosis

SECTION 23-10-2


§ 23-10-2 Reports by physicians.

Whenever any physician knows that any person under his or her professional care is affected with tuberculosis, he or she shall transmit to the director of the state department of health within seven (7) days, upon blanks provided by the state department of health for that purpose, the name, sex, age, color, race, occupation, social condition, and residence of that person. Any physician failing or refusing to comply with the requirements of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction shall be subject to a fine of ten dollars ($10.00).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 96, § 12; P.L. 1909, ch. 386, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 153, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 255, § 10; P.L. 1939, ch. 713, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-10-2.)