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PA HB2157


In child custody, providing for gender identification.

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child custody, providing for gender identification.

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Gender identification. (a) Nonconsideration of certain factors.--If a party seeks any form of custody of a child, the court, in determining the best interest of the child, may not consider the refusal of the party to: (1) use the preferred pronouns of the child; or (2) consent to gender affirmation treatment, gender transition, genital gender reassignment surgery or nongenital gender reassignment surgery.

Legislative Session


2023-2024 Regular Session


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2024-03-25Referred to JUDICIARY