Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 566
Sexual Offenses
Section 566.135

August 28, 2014


Until December 31, 2016--Defendant may be tested for various sexually transmitted diseases, when.

566.135. 1. Pursuant to a motion filed by the prosecuting attorney or circuit attorney with notice given to the defense attorney and for good cause shown, in any criminal case in which a defendant has been charged by the prosecuting attorney's office or circuit attorney's office with any offense under this chapter or pursuant to section 575.150, 567.020, 565.050, 565.060, 565.070, 565.072, 565.073, 565.074, 565.075, 565.081, 565.082, 565.083, 568.045, 568.050, or 568.060, or paragraph (a), (b), or (c), of subdivision (2) of subsection 1 of section 191.677, the court may order that the defendant be conveyed to a state-, city-, or county-operated HIV clinic for testing for HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. The results of the defendant's HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia tests shall be released to the victim and his or her parent or legal guardian if the victim is a minor. The results of the defendant's HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia tests shall also be released to the prosecuting attorney or circuit attorney and the defendant's attorney. The state's motion to obtain said testing, the court's order of the same, and the test results shall be sealed in the court file.

2. As used in this section, "HIV" means the human immunodeficiency virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

(L. 2002 H.B. 1756)

Transferred 2014; now 545.940; Effective 1-01-17


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