Health care; prohibiting provision of certain services to minor; authorizing certain civil action; authorizing reward of certain damages or relief; creating certain criminal offense and penalty. Effective date.
A parent or legal guardian shall not consent, on behalf of any individual under eighteen (18) years of age for whom the parent or legal guardian has the authority to make medical decisions, to the provision of the following treatments by a physician or other healthcare professional: 1. Hormone therapy; or 2. Puberty blocking drugs, unless such drugs are medically necessary. For the purpose of this paragraph, a gender transition shall not constitute medical necessity.
2024 Regular Session
|Second Reading referred to Rules
|Authored by Senator Standridge