State

Ohio

HIV Specific “Prosecuting” Statute(s)?

Yes

Number of PLWHA in the state

16,565

# Times Charges Filed under HIV-specific statutes

203

# Different Individuals Convicted

69

Statute Number

R.C. § 2907.25

Statute Title

Prostitution; prostitution after positive HIV test

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

5 years

Statute Number

R.C. § 2907.24

Statute Title

Soliciting; solicitation after positive HIV test

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

5 years

Statute Number

R.C. § 2927.13

Statute Title

Sale or donation of blood by AIDS carrier

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

18 months

Statute Number

R.C. § 2921.38

Statute Title

Harassment by inmate

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

5 years

Statute Number

R.C. § 2907.241

Statute Title

Loitering to engage in solicitation; loitering to engage in solicitation after positive HIV test

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

1 year

Statute Number

R.C. § 2903.11

Statute Title

Felonious assault

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

8 years