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Committee on AIDS

The Special Committee on AIDS concerns include HIV-related  law and policy issues, whether on a federal, state or local level. The recent  work of the Committee has focused on the criminalization of HIV; the status of  HIV+ women in Chile; HIV care for those with severe mental disabilities; the UN  Global Commission on AIDS; new HASA rules for persons living with HIV/AIDS.  Committee members work with various firms, non-profit agencies and medical  institutions.


Recent Reports

Letter to Mayor de Blasio re: Policy Recommendations Concerning AIDS (February 2014) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: NYC Policy Recommendations

Report on A.2736/S.1379 which would prohibit police and prosecutors from introducing condoms as evidence of prostitution-related offenses in criminal proceedings (April 2013) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Condoms as Evidence

Letter to the NYC Council commenting on recent policy changes in the HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) division of the Human Rights Administration (June 2012) ( PDF )
Subject area: HIV Related Law and Policy Issues

For the full list of committee reports click here