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IN HB1232

Introduced

Child removal and gender identity.

Child removal and gender identity. Provides that the department of child services may not classify a report of child abuse or neglect as substantiated, and a child may not be removed from the child's parent, guardian, or custodian, solely on the basis of the parent, guardian, or custodian: (1) referring to and raising the child consistent with the child's biological sex; or (2) declining to consent to the child receiving: (A) specified medication; (B) a medical procedure the purpose of which is to alter the apparent gender or sex of the child or affirm the child's perception of the child's gender or sex in a manner inconsistent with the child's biological sex; or (C) counseling or other mental health services the purpose of which is to affirm the child's perception of the child's gender or sex if the child's perception is inconsistent with the child's biological sex.

Legislative Session

active

2023 Regular Session

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Sponsors

Ryan Lauer (R)

Michelle Davis (R)

History

DateAction
2023-01-12Representative Davis M added as coauthor
2023-01-10First reading: referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs
2023-01-10Authored by Representative Lauer