Is It Illegal For A Person With Hiv To Have Sex Without Informing Their Partner Of Their Status Or Donate Blood Or Organs?

Georgia Code Annotated Section 16-5-60 provides that: Any person who knows that he or she is HIV infected is guilty of a felony if he or she, without disclosing his or her HIV status, (1) has sexual intercourse, including oral sex, with another person (2) knowingly shares a hypodermic needle or syringe with another person, (3) offers or consents to perform an act of sexual intercourse for money, (4) solicits another to perform or submit to an act of sodomy for money, or (5) donates blood or body tissue.

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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