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LD 1025 - Prohibits the Practice of Conversion Therapy - Maine Key Vote

Ben Chipman Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits the Practice of Conversion Therapy

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits the Practice of Conversion Therapy

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the practice of conversion therapy.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a licensed psychologist or guidance counselor from advertising, offering, or administering conversion therapy to a minor (Sec. 8).

  • Defines “conversion therapy” as any practice or course of treatment that seeks or purports to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that “conversion therapy” does not include the following (Sec. 4):

    • Any practice or treatment that assists an individual undergoing a gender transition;

    • Any practice or treatment that provides acceptance, support, or understanding to an individual; or

    • Any practice or treatment that facilitates an individual’s coping, social support or identity exploration and development.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (91-45) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits the Practice of Conversion Therapy

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

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the practice of conversion therapy.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a licensed psychologist or guidance counselor from advertising, offering, or administering conversion therapy to a minor (Sec. 8).

  • Defines “conversion therapy” as any practice or course of treatment that seeks or purports to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that “conversion therapy” does not include the following (Sec. 4):

    • Any practice or treatment that assists an individual undergoing a gender transition;

    • Any practice or treatment that provides acceptance, support, or understanding to an individual; or

    • Any practice or treatment that facilitates an individual’s coping, social support or identity exploration and development.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits the Practice of Conversion Therapy

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