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VA SB791

Introduced

Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act; established, health benefit plans, etc.

Establishment of the Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act; health benefit plans; coverage for gender transition procedures. Creates the Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) 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 SAFE 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

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Sponsors

Amanda Chase (R)

History

DateAction
2023-02-02Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 5-N)
2023-01-27Assigned Education sub: Health
2022-11-29Referred to Committee on Education and Health
2022-11-29Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100911D