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S 493 - Authorizes Transgender Death Certificates - New Jersey Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Transgender Death Certificates

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Transgender Death Certificates

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes transgender death certificates.

Highlights:

 

  • Amends state law to define that a death certificate shall document the sex of the deceased individual that will reflect the individual's gender identity, as reported by the next of kin (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that in the event of conflicting documentation, the death certificate shall be presented to document and memorialize the deceased individual’s gender transition (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-4) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Transgender Death Certificates

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes transgender death certificates.

Highlights:

 

  • Amends state law to define that a death certificate shall document the sex of the deceased individual that will reflect the individual's gender identity, as reported by the next of kin (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that in the event of conflicting documentation, the death certificate shall be presented to document and memorialize the deceased individual’s gender transition (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Transgender Death Certificates

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