Are There Harsher Penalties For A Prositute Who Has Hiv?

Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated Section 529.090 proivdes that: Any person who commits, offers, agrees to commit or procures another to commit prostitution by engaging in sexual activity in a manner likely to transmit HIV and who, prior to the commission of the crime, had tested positive for HIV and knew or had been informed that he had tested positive and that he could possibly communicate the disease to another through sexual activity is guilty of a class D felony.

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