Published May, 2022
HIV Criminal Law Reform, Before and After: Georgia, CHLP (2022)
This resource provides a concise overview of the implications of Georgia's 2022 reform of its HIV-related criminal laws. The state of the law prior to the bill's passage in May 2022 is outlined, various changes are explained, and a description of how people living with HIV (PLHIV) could still face prosecution is provided. Advocates nationwide are very interested in how specific states have reformed their HIV laws, and this resource provides that information regarding Georgia in an accessible manner. The page also contains valuable analysis for Georgians, including an objective view of the law today as well as a sense of who remains at risk and how PLHIV can protect themselves from prosecution.
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