Lawmakers are trying to reverse a law that requires students to tell their schools if their HIV positive. Representative LaShawn Ford says school officials shouldn't just assume someone is HIV negative when there's an incident involving blood. He says some students aren't getting tested for HIV because they're afraid to report a positive status to schools.
Ford is trying to reverse a law that requires students to report their status to schools. He says all students should be treated as if they're HIV positive in the event of an incident involving blood. Ford says that will help prevent the unintentional spread of the disease. His bill passed in the House and is headed to the Senate.