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SB 1522: HIV Prevention Justice Act


HIV Prevention Justice Act; Citing this act as the “HIV Prevention Justice Act”; reducing the degree of criminal penalty for certain persons who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and who donate blood, plasma, organs, skin, or other human tissue for use in another person; revising prohibitions relating to the intentional transmission of certain diseases through sexual conduct; providing exceptions; providing that a person’s failure to comply with behavioral recommendations does not de facto establish intent to transmit a disease; revising requirements for HIV testing in cases involving criminal transmission of HIV, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/3/2023 Senate • Filed
    3/9/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Criminal Justice; Rules
    3/14/2023 Senate • Introduced
    5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 1522, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2023 at 8:17 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 659 (c1) Sexually Transmissible Diseases Criminal Justice Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 5/5/2023 H Died in Judiciary Committee

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    381.0041 Donation and transfer of human tissue; testing requirements. Page 2 (pdf)
    384.23 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    384.24 Unlawful acts. Page 3 (pdf)
    384.34 Penalties. Page 5 (pdf)
    775.0877 Criminal transmission of HIV; procedures; penalties. Page 6 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 8 (pdf)
    960.003 Hepatitis and HIV testing for persons charged with or alleged by petition for delinquency to have committed certain offenses; disclosure of results to victims. Page 20 (pdf)

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