N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2307
Venereal disease

  • person knowing himself to be infected

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Any person who, knowing himself or herself to be infected with an infectious venereal disease, has sexual intercourse with another shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Source: Section 2307 — Venereal disease; person knowing himself to be infected, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2307 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 2307’s source at nysenate​.gov

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