Georgia

Number of reported cases At least 553 How do we calculate the number of cases

Overview

For a comprehensive overview and analysis of HIV-related criminal and similar laws and policies in Georgia, visit The Center for HIV Law and Policy: http://www.hivlawandpolicy.org/states/georgia

Laws

O.C.G.A. §16-5-60

HIV-specific criminal law (active)
Year enacted
1988

Further resources

Not all laws used to prosecute people living with HIV in this state are included on this page. For a comprehensive overview and analysis of HIV-related criminal and similar laws and policies, visit The Center for HIV Law and Policy

This report provides an overview of the use and enforcement of HIV-related laws in Georgia. Preliminary analyses show some disparities based on race, sex, geography, and underlying related offenses.

Acknowledgements

This information was last reviewed in September 2020