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SB 5722 - Prohibits Conversion Therapy on Minors - Washington Key Vote

Timothy Sheldon voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Conversion Therapy on Minors

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (33-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Conversion Therapy on Minors

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to concur with House amendments and pass pass a bill that prohibits licensed healthcare providers from performing conversion therapy on an individual under the age of 18.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the performance of conversion therapy by a licensed healthcare provider on a patient under the age of 18 constitutes “unprofessional conduct” subject to disciplinary action, which may include a revocation of the provider’s license (Sec. 4).

  • Defines conversion therapy as any practice involving an attempt to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that the provisions of this act do not apply to non-licensed counselors acting in a religious capacity (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (66-32) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Conversion Therapy on Minors

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass with amendment a bill that prohibits licensed healthcare providers from performing conversion therapy on an individual under the age of 18.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the performance of conversion therapy by a licensed healthcare provider on a patient under the age of 18 constitutes “unprofessional conduct” subject to disciplinary action, which may include a revocation of the provider’s license (Sec. 4).

  • Defines conversion therapy as any practice involving an attempt to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that the provisions of this act do not apply to non-licensed counselors acting in a religious capacity (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Conversion Therapy on Minors

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to concur with House amendments and pass pass a bill that prohibits licensed healthcare providers from performing conversion therapy on an individual under the age of 18.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the performance of conversion therapy by a licensed healthcare provider on a patient under the age of 18 constitutes “unprofessional conduct” subject to disciplinary action, which may include a revocation of the provider’s license (Sec. 3).

  • Defines conversion therapy as any practice involving an attempt to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Conversion Therapy on Minors

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