State

South Carolina

HIV Specific “Prosecuting” Statute(s)?

Yes

Number of PLWHA in the state

14,280

# Times Charges Filed under HIV-specific statutes

41

# Different Individuals Convicted

8

Statute Number

Code 1976 §§ 44-29-60, 44-29-140

Statute Title

Sexually transmitted diseases declared dangerous to public health; infection of another with sexually transmitted disease.

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

30 days

Statute Number

Code 1976 § 44-29-145

Statute Title

Penalty for exposing others to Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

Maximum Penalty Per Charge

10 years