Does A Person With An Std Have To Inform Their Partner Of Their Status?

Rhode Island General Laws Section 23-11-1 provides that: It shall be unlawful for anyone knowingly, while in the infectious condition with an STD, to expose another person to infection. Violation of this provision is punishable by a fine of not more than $100 or imprisonment for not more than 3 months.

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