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Alaska Stat. §12.55.155(c)(33)
The sentencing court may impose a sentence above the presumptive range ifthe offense was a felony sexual offense specified in Alaska Stat. §§11.41.410-11.41.455 and the following factors are proven in accordancewith this section: the defendant had been previously diagnosed as having orhaving tested positive for HIV, and the offense either (A) involvedpenetration, or (B) exposed the victim to a risk or a fear that the offense could result in the transmission of HIV.
Alaska has no statute explicitly criminalising HIV transmission or exposure, but enhanced sentencing may be applicable based on a defendant’s HIV status if she/he is found guilty of one of the specified sex offenses.
Positive Justice Project. Ending & Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A Manual For Advocates: Vol 1 States and Federal Laws and Prosecutions. Center for HIV Law and Policy, New York. Fall 2010 (with additional laws and cases through December 2011).
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