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A. The director shall establish and implement the HIV action program in the department to meet at least the following requirements:
1. On or before November 1, 2020, complete a statewide HIV prevention and care needs assessment of target populations, including people living with substance use issues.
2. Identify community-based agencies that serve the HIV population and that are outside the known HIV service system.
3. Conduct outreach to increase community involvement in HIV prevention, education and stigma reduction in this state.
4. Develop a social media initiative using new and traditional media to engage at-risk populations to be tested for HIV infection in this state.
5. Analyze data from the statewide HIV prevention and care needs assessment annually to develop and implement HIV training and education initiatives in this state.
B. On or before January 1, 2021, the department shall provide a report to the governor, the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate regarding the outcomes of the statewide HIV prevention and care needs assessment and the program's action plan pursuant to subsection A of this section. The department shall provide a copy of the report to the secretary of state.