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(a) No person shall engage in sexual activity for hire.
(b) No person, with knowledge that the person has tested positive as a carrier of a virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, shall engage in sexual activity for hire.
(c) (1) Whoever violates division (a) of this section is guilty of prostitution, a misdemeanor of the third degree.
(2) Whoever violates division (b) of this section is guilty of engaging in prostitution after a positive HIV test, a felony to be prosecuted under appropriate state law.
(R.C. § 2907.25)
Testing offenders for venereal disease and AIDS, see Ohio R.C. 2907.27