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SC H4624

HEALTHCAREENGROSSED

Gender Reassignment Procedures

Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Chapter 42 To Title 44 So As To Define Gender, Sex, And Other Terms, To Prohibit The Provision Of Gender Transition Procedures To A Person Under Eighteen Years Of Age, To Provide Exceptions, To Prohibit The Use Of Public Funds For Gender Transition Procedures, And To Provide Penalties; And By Adding Section 59-32-36 So As To Prohibit Public School Staff And Officials From Withholding Knowledge Of A Minor's Perception Of Their Gender From The Minor's Parents, Among Other Things.

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(A) A physician, mental health provider, or other health care professional shall not knowingly provide gender transition procedures to a person under eighteen years of age.

(B) A physician, mental health provider, or other health care professional shall not engage in the provision or performance of gender transition procedures to a person under eighteen years of age.

(C) If prior to August 1, 2024, a health care professional initiated a course of treatment that includes the prescription, delivery, or administration of a puberty-blocking drug or a cross-sex hormone to a person under the age of eighteen, and if the health care professional determines and documents in the person's medical record that immediately terminating the person's use of the drug or hormone would cause harm to the person, the health care professional may institute a period during which the person's use of the drug or hormone is systematically reduced.

Legislative Session

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125th General Assembly

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Calendar

datetimetypelocationdescription
2024-02-2909:00HearingGressette Room 105Senate Medical Affairs Committee
2024-02-2111:00HearingGressette Room 105Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee
2024-02-1510:00HearingGressette Room 308Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee
2024-02-1410:00HearingGressette Room 308Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee
2024-01-1010:00HearingBlatt Room 110House 3-M Full Committee
2024-01-0900:00HearingBlatt Room 110 - HybridHouse 3-M Medical and Health Affairs
2024-01-0900:00HearingBlatt Room 427 - HybridHouse 3-M Medical and Health Affairs
2024-01-0900:00HearingBlatt Room 427House 3-M Medical and Health Affairs

History

DateAction
2024-01-18Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
2024-01-18Introduced and read first time
2024-01-18Read third time and sent to Senate
2024-01-17Roll call Yeas-82 Nays-23
2024-01-17Read second time
2024-01-17Amended
2024-01-17Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton, Bradley, Erickson, Gibson, Blackwell, M.M.Smith
2024-01-16Requests for debate-Rep
2024-01-16Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pace
2024-01-11Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Willis, Ligon, Forrest
2024-01-11Requests for debate-Rep
2024-01-10Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2024-01-10Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Landing, Ballentine, Sandifer, Crawford, Guest
2024-01-09Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Long, Nutt, Haddon, Burns, Chumley, Murphy, Mitchell, Brewer, Robbins, Gatch, West, Gilliam, Cromer, Kilmartin, O'Neal, Yow, S.Jones
2024-01-09Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2024-01-09Introduced and read first time
2023-11-16Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2023-11-16Prefiled