Georgia

Number of reported cases At least 554 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HIV-specific criminal law (superseded)
Year enacted
1988

Official Code of Georgia Annotated. TITLE 31 Health (Chs. 1 — 53); CHAPTER 22 Clinical Laboratories (§§ 31-22-1 — 31-22-13)

Other law (active)
Year enacted
2022

Official Code of Georgia Annotated. TITLE 15 Courts (Chs. 1 — 25). CHAPTER 11 Juvenile Code (Arts. 1 — 11) Article 6 Delinquency (Pts. 1 — 14). PART 1 General provisions (§§ 15-11-470 — 15-11-481)

HIV-specific criminal law (active)
Year enacted
2022

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