Florida

Number of reported cases At least 623 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 Florida, visit The Center for HIV Law and Policy: http://www.hivlawandpolicy.org/states/florida

Laws

Fla. Stat. ann. §384.24

HIV-specific criminal law (active)
Year enacted
1988

Fla. Stat. ann. § 775.0877

Other law (active)
Year enacted
1993

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

Provides an overall understanding of the enforcement of HIV criminalization laws in Florida and assesses any preliminary findings indicating disparities between subpopulations. Preliminary analyses found that there is evidence of disparities in enforcement of HIV criminalization laws related to geography, race/ethnicity, sex at birth, or sex worker (or suspected sex worker) status and underlying related offenses.

Acknowledgements

This information was last reviewed in September 2020