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SB 219 - Establishes a Felony for Doctors that Perform Gender Reassignment Treatment to Individuals Under the Age of 19 - Alabama Key Vote

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Title: Establishes a Felony for Doctors that Perform Gender Reassignment Treatment to Individuals Under the Age of 19

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a felony for doctors that perform gender confirming treatment on any individual under the age of 19.

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  • Defines “sex” as the biological state of being male or female, based on the individual’s sex organs, chromosomes, and endogenous hormone profiles (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits engaging in, counseling, or making a referral for any of the following practices upon a minor if the practice is for affirming the minor’s perception of his or her gender or sex when that perception is inconsistent with the minor’s biological sex (Sec. 4):

    • Prescribing, dispensing, administering, or supplying puberty-blocking medication;

    • Prescribing, dispensing, administering, or supplying supraphysiologic doses of testosterone or other androgens to females;

    • Prescribing, dispensing, administering, or supplying supraphysiologic doses of estrogen to males;

    • Performing surgeries that sterilize, including castration, vasectomy, hysterectomy, oophorectomy, orchiectomy, and penectomy;

    • Performing surgeries that artificially construct tissues with the appearance of genitalia that differs from the individual’s biological sex, including metoidioplasty, phalloplasty, and vaginoplasty; and

    • Removing any healthy or non-disease body part or tissue. 

  • Specifies that the above highlight does not apply to a procedure undertaken to treat a minor born with a medically verifiable disorder of sex development, including either (Sec. 4):

    • An individual born with external biological sex characteristics that are irresolvably ambiguous; or

    • An individual whom a physician has diagnosed with a disorder of sexual development. 

  • Classifies a violation of this act as a Class C felony (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits a nurse, counselor, teacher, principal, or other administrative official at a public or private school attended by a minor to (Sec. 5):

    • Encourage or coerce a minor to withhold from the minor’s parent or legal guardian that the minor’s perception of his or her gender or sex is inconsistent with the minor’s sex; and

    • Withholding from a minor’s parent or legal guardian information related to a minor’s perception that his or her gender or sex is consistent with his or her sex.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes a Felony for Doctors that Perform Gender Reassignment Treatment to Individuals Under the Age of 19

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