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VA SB1203

Introduced

Children Deserve Help Not Harm Act established, health benefit plans, etc.

Children Deserve Help Not Harm Act established; health benefit plans; coverage for gender transition procedures. Creates the Children Deserve Help Not Harm Act (the Act), which prohibits gender transition procedures, defined in the bill, for individuals under 18 years of age and prohibits the use of public funds for gender transition procedures for individuals under 18 years of age. The bill establishes enforcement procedures for violation of the Act. The bill provides that a health benefit plan providing health care coverage in the Commonwealth is prohibited from providing coverage for gender transition procedures for individuals younger than 18 years of age and is not required to provide coverage for gender transition procedures for individuals 18 years of age or older.

Legislative Session

active

2023 Regular Session

Links

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Sponsors

Bryce Reeves (R)

History

DateAction
2023-01-27Assigned Education sub: Health
2023-01-10Referred to Committee on Education and Health
2023-01-10Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23103055D