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HB 1785 - Authorizes Birth Certificate Changes for Transgender People - Illinois Key Vote

Dale Fowler voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-22) - (Key vote)
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends procedures for changing the sex designation on an individual's birth certificate.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the Registrar of Vital Records to issue a new birth certificate to an individual upon receipt of a declaration from a licensed health care or mental health professional stating that such individual has undergone appropriate treatment for gender transition or has an intersex condition, and that the sex designation on such individual’s birth certificate should be changed (Sec. 17).

  • Specifies that the new birth certificate shall reflect any legal name change, provided that legal documentation of such change is provided (Sec. 17).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) - (Key vote)
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends procedures for changing the sex designation on an individual's birth certificate.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the Registrar of Vital Records to issue a new birth certificate to an individual upon receipt of a declaration from a licensed health care or mental health professional stating that such individual has undergone appropriate treatment for gender transition or has an intersex condition, and that the sex designation on such individual’s birth certificate should be changed (Sec. 17).

  • Specifies that the new birth certificate shall reflect any legal name change, provided that legal documentation of such change is provided (Sec. 17).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Birth Certificate Changes for Transgender People

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