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MS HB1258

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Gender Transition Procedures; prohibit for persons under age twenty-one.

An Act To Prohibit The Administration Of Or The Assistance In The Administration Of Cross Sex Hormones Or Puberty Blocking Drugs For Persons Under Twenty-one Years Of Age; To Prohibit The Performance Of Gender Reassignment Surgery; To Prohibit Physicians And Other Health Care Professionals From Providing Gender Transition Procedures Or Gender Reassignment Surgery To Any Person Under Twenty-one Years Of Age; To Prohibit Physicians And Other Health Care Professionals From Referring Any Person Under A Certain Age To Any Health Care Professional For Gender Transition Or Gender Reassignment Procedures; To Prohibit Parents, Guardians Or Persons Responsible For The Care Of A Person Under A Certain Age From Consenting To Or Providing Puberty-blocking Drugs, Cross Sex Hormones; To Provide For Certain Exceptions To Those Prohibitions; To Amend Section 97-5-39, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include Violations Of This Act In The Penalties For Child Abuse; To Amend Section 43-21-105, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of Child Abuse To Include Violation Of This Act; To Amend Section 97-5-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Mandatory Reporting Of Persons Who Violate The Provisions Of This 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 Twenty-one 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 Twenty-one 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 Twenty-one 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 Twenty-one Years Of Age; To Amend Section 83-9-22, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Gender Transition Procedures For Persons Under Twenty-one Are Not Required In Health Coverage Plans; 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 Twenty-one 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

Dan Eubanks (R)

History

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