MARYLAND

House Bill 43: Would make intentionally exposing another person to infectious disease a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in prison.

Senate Bill 215: Firefighters, emergency medical technicians and rescue squad personnel would be notified if patient they come in contact with is diagnosed as having AIDS.

Senate Bill 621: Hospital or physician would be required to tag bodies of AIDS victims "infectious hazard" before sending them to a funeral home.

House Bill 937: A person who knows he is infected with AIDS virus would be guilty of a felony punishable by up to five years in prison or court-imposed isolation if he sells or gives blood.

VIRGINIA

Senate Bill 280: Would permit physicians to report identity of patients testing HIV positive to local health department.

Senate Bill 419: Would permit local health director to require persons suspected of being infected with any sexually transmitted (instead of venereal) disease to submit to testing.

House Bill 652: Would require hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, homes for adults and correctional facilities to notify funeral home of any infectious disease transmittable through bodily fluids that deceased was known to have. Mortician could not refuse body. Would require confidentiality.

House Bill 1092: Would require hospitals, prisons and emergency medical services to appoint infectious disease control officer who, in transfers of patients between health care and correctional facilities, would have to notify attendant in charge as to the condition and precautions to be taken with a patient that doctors determine to present risk of infectious disease.

Senate Joint Resolutions 28 and 82; House Joint Resolution 31: Would establish joint subcommittee to study need for state laws and policies regarding containment of AIDS.

Senate Joint Resolution 60: Would endorse U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett's and Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's statements on AIDS education and sexual abstinence for teen-agers.