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A 6983B - Prohibits Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy on Patients Under the Age of 18 - Key Vote

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Alec Brook-Krasny voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (105-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy on Patients Under the Age of 18

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits a mental health professional from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts on a patient under the age of 18.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits a mental health professional from engaging in “sexual orientation change efforts” with an individual who is under the age of 18 (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “sexual orientation change efforts” as any practice by a mental health professional that seeks to change an individual’s sexual orientation including, but not limited to, the following actions (Sec. 2):
    • Efforts to change behaviors, gender identity, or gender expressions; or
    • Efforts to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions or feelings towards individuals of the same sex.
  • Specifies that counseling for an individual seeking to transition from 1 gender to another and performing psychotherapy that does not seek to change sexual orientation are not prohibited by the provisions of this bill (Sec. 2). 
Legislation - Reintroduced (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy on Patients Under the Age of 18

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