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ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS). INITIATIVE STATUTE. Provides that AIDS is an infectious, contagious and communicable disease and that the condition of being a carrier of the HTLV-III virus is an infectious, contagious and communicable condition. Requires that both be placed on the list of reportable diseases and conditions maintained by the director of the Department of Health Services. Provides that both are subject to quarantine and isolation statutes and regulations. Provides that Department of Health personnel and all health officers shall fulfill the duties and obligations set forth in specified statutory provisions to preserve the public health from AIDS. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: Adoption of the proposed initiative would not result in a substantive net change in state or local finances.
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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) California Initiative 373 (1985).