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SC S0243


Gender reassignment

Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 40-47-205, Relating To General Provisions Concerning Physicians, So As To Prohibit Physicians From Performing Gender Reassignment Surgery On Minors, And To Prohibit Physicians From Prescribing Or Administering Certain Substances For The Purpose Of Attempting To Alter The Appearance Of Or Affirm The Minor's Perception Of His Gender If That Appearance Or Perception Is Inconsistent With The Minor's Biological Sex.

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A physician may not prescribe or administer puberty blocking medication to stop or delay normal puberty, supraphysiologic doses of testosterone or other androgens to females, or supraphysiologic doses of estrogen to males for the purpose of attempting to alter the appearance of or affirm the minor's perception of his gender if that appearance or perception is inconsistent with the minor's biological sex.

Legislative Session


125th General Assembly


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2023-01-10Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
2023-01-10Introduced and read first time
2022-11-30Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs