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**Note: The analysis of California law in this section of the Sourcebook will be updated shortly. This section was published in 2017. However, effective January 1, 2018, several of California’s HIV criminal exposure laws were repealed and/or amended. These include CAL. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE § 120291 (2017), CAL. PENAL CODE § 647f (2017), CAL. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE §120292 (2017), and CAL. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE § 1621.5 (2017). Please do not rely on the analysis in this current version.