HIV testing http://wfpl.org en HIV Testing Bill Clears Kentucky House 96-0 http://wfpl.org/post/hiv-testing-bill-clears-kentucky-house-96-0 <p></p><p>A bill aimed at allowing victims to ask for quick HIV testing of defendants in sexual assault cases has cleared the state House.</p><p>Under current laws, only prosecutors can ask for HIV testing of an accused person and only after a conviction. But the bill would allow a victim to ask for such a test before a conviction.</p><p>Rep. Joni Jenkins, a Louisville Democrat and the bill's sponsor, says medical advances can prevent HIV from spreading into AIDS if caught early on, but convictions often take up to three years.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 23:41:55 +0000 Kenny Colston 4088 at http://wfpl.org HIV Testing Bill Clears Kentucky House 96-0