Is It Illegal For An Hiv Positive Person To Donate Blood Or Organs?

Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated Section 311.990 provides that: Any person infected with HIV, knowing that he is infected and having been informed that he may communicate the infection by donating human organs, skin or tissues, who donates organs, skin or other human tissue is guilty of a class D felony.

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