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MS HB1127

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MS Safe Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE); create to prohibit providing gender transition procedures to minors.

An Act To Be Known As The Mississippi Save Adolescents From Experimentation (safe) Act; To Provide Legislative Findings Regarding The Risks Of Gender Transition Procedures For Minors; To Provide Definitions Of Certain Terms; To Prohibit Physicians And Other Health Care Professionals From Providing Gender Transition Procedures To Any Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age; To Prohibit Physicians And Other Health Care Professionals From Referring Any Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age To Any Health Care Professional For Gender Transition Procedures; To Provide For Certain Exceptions To Those Prohibitions; 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 Provide That Any Referral For Or Provision Of Gender Transition Procedures To A Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age By A Physician Or Other Health Care Professional Is Unprofessional Conduct And Is Subject To Discipline By The Appropriate Licensing Entity For The Health Care Professional; 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, And 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, And Is Not Required To Provide Coverage 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; And For Related Purposes.

Legislative Session

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2023 Regular Session

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Sponsors

Becky Currie (R)

William Arnold (R)

Randy Boyd (R)

Billy Calvert (R)

Lester Carpenter (R)

Sam Creekmore (R)

Jerry Darnell (R)

Kevin Ford (R)

Jeff Hale (R)

Jon Lancaster (D)

Vince Mangold (R)

Ken Morgan (R)

Bill Pigott (R)

Fred Shanks (R)

Jerry Turner (R)

Price Wallace (R)

Brady Williamson (R)

History

DateAction
2023-01-31Died In Committee
2023-01-16Referred To Public Health and Human Services