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Bill Detail: HB18-1245

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Title Prohibit Conversion Therapy Mental Health Provider
Status Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (04/23/2018)
Bill Subjects
  • Business & Economic Development
  • Children & Domestic Matters
House Sponsors P. Rosenthal (D)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
Senate Sponsors L. Guzman (D)
S. Fenberg (D)
House Committee Public Health Care and Human Services
Senate Committee State, Veterans, and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 02/14/2018

The bill prohibits a licensed physician specializing in psychiatry
or a licensed, certified, or registered mental health care provider from
engaging in conversion therapy with a patient under 18 years of age. A
licensee who engages in these efforts is subject to disciplinary action by
the appropriate licensing board. Conversion therapy means efforts that

seek to change an individual's sexual orientation, including efforts to
change behaviors ...

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