Is A Person With Hiv Subject To A Harsher Sentence For Having Sex With A Prostitute?

Colorado Revised Statutes Section 18-7-205.7 provides that: Any person with knowledge of being infected with HIV who patronizes a prostitute is guilty of a class 6 felony. Patronizing a prostitute means engaging in an act of sexual intercourse or of deviate sexual conduct with a prostitute. This law does not apply to spouses.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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