Regulate Experimental Adolescent Procedures (REAP) Act; create to regulate transgender procedures and surgeries.
An Act To Create The "regulate Experimental Adolescent Procedures (reap)" Act For Any Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age; To Provide Definitions For The Act; To Prohibit The Direct Or Indirect Use, Grant, Payment Or Distribution Of Public Funds To Any Entity, Organization Or Individual That Provides Gender Transition Procedures To A Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age; To Provide That Health Care Services Furnished In A State Or Locally-owned Health Care Facility Or By A Physician Or Other Health Care Professional Employed By The State Or Local Government Shall Not Include Gender Transition Procedures For A Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age; To Provide That Amounts Paid During A Taxable Year For Provision Of Gender Transition Procedures Or As Premiums For Health Care Coverage That Includes Coverage For Gender Transition Procedures Are Not Deductible Under The State Income Tax Laws; To Authorize The Attorney General To Bring An Action To Enforce Compliance With This Act; To Create New Section 43-13-117.7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit The Division Of Medicaid From Reimbursing Or Providing Coverage For Gender Transition Procedures For A Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age; To Amend Section 83-9-22, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Health Coverage Plans Are Not Required To Include Gender Transition Procedures; To Create New Section 83-9-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Health Benefit Plan Under An Insurance Policy Or Other Plan Providing Health Care Coverage Shall Not Include Reimbursement For Gender Transition Procedures For A Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age; To Amend Sections 27-7-17, 73-15-29 And 73-25-29, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Section 73-25-33, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exclude The Performance Gender Transition Procedures From The "practice Of Medicine" Meaning; To Amend Section 11-46-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exclude From Tort Immunity Violations Of This Act; To Amend Section 41-41-219, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; To Provide Severability If Any Part Of This Act Is Found Unconstitutional; And For Related Purposes.
2023 Regular Session
|2023-01-27||Referred To Judiciary, Division B|
|2023-01-20||Transmitted To Senate|
|2023-01-19||Point of Order - Well Taken|
|2023-01-19||Point of Order Raised|
|2023-01-19||Title Suff Do Pass|
|2023-01-16||Referred To Public Health and Human Services|