Tennessee

Number of reported cases At least 63 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 Tennessee, visit The Center for HIV Law and Policy: http://www.hivlawandpolicy.org/states/tennessee

Laws

§ 39-13-109 - Criminal exposure to HIV, HBV, HCV

HIV-specific criminal law (active)

Further resources

Carol L. Galletly and Zita Lazzarini examine how Tenneessee's two HIV-specific laws have been applied between 2000 and 2010 to sex and sex work.

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

Acknowledgements

This information was last reviewed in April 2020