For a comprehensive overview and analysis of HIV-related criminal and similar laws and policies in Missouri, visit The Center for HIV Law and Policy: http://www.hivlawandpolicy.org/states/missouri
An analysis of enforcement data from 1990 to 2019, published February 2020. Of the four states that the Williams Institute has analysed to date (Missouri, Georgia, Florida, and California), Missouri has the most enforcement of its HIV-specific laws. When using the most comparable data, Missouri has one arrest for an HIV crime for every 60 people living with HIV (PLHIV) currently living in the state, compared to one arrest for every 370 PLHIV currently living in Florida, and one arrest for every 2,000 PLHIV currently living in California.
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