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Protecting the Rights of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (HTML) | (PDF)  A tri-fold pamphlet explaining the rights of persons with HIV/AIDS under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the requirements of the ADA for employers, businesses and non-profit agencies that serve the public, and State and local governments to avoid discriminating against persons with HIV/AIDS.  (September 2015)

Questions and Answers:  The Americans with Disabilities Act and Persons with HIV/AIDS (HTML) | (PDF)  A 14-page publication explaining the rights of persons with HIV/AIDS under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the requirements of the ADA for employers, businesses and non-profit agencies that serve the public, and State and local governments to avoid discriminating against persons with HIV/AIDS. (June 2012)

Best Practices Guide to Reform HIV-Specific Criminal Laws to Align with Scientifically Supported Factors (Word) | (PDF) A guide to provide technical assistance to states that wish to re-examine their HIV-specific criminal laws to ensure that existing policies do not place unique or additional burdens on individuals living with HIV/AIDS and that these policies reflect contemporary understanding of HIV transmission routes and associated benefits of treatment.  (July 2014)

Prevalence and Public Health Implications of State Laws that Criminalize Potential HIV Exposure in the United States (HTML) | (PDF) A journal article, co-authored by the Department of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, examining state laws that criminalize potential HIV exposure and encouraging states with HIV-specific criminal laws to use the findings of the paper to re-examine those laws; assess the laws’ alignment with current evidence regarding HIV transmission risk; and consider whether the laws are the best vehicle to achieve their intended purposes.  (March 2014)

Questions and Answers:  The ADA and the Rights of Persons with HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing.  A 2-page document addressing questions about how the requirements of the ADA apply to the rights of persons with HIV/AIDS in occupational training and state licensing.

Letter to States Regarding Illegal Exclusion of Individuals with HIV/AIDS from Occupational Training and State Licensing