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US HB1276


Protect Minors from Medical Malpractice Act of 2023

To protect children from medical malpractice in the form of gender transition procedures.

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A medical practitioner, in any circumstance described in subsection (c), who performs a gender-transition procedure on an individual who is less than 18 years of age shall, as described in subsection (b), be liable to the individual if injured (including any physical, psychological, emotional, or physiological harms) by such procedure, related treatment, or the after effects of the procedure or treatment.

No provision of Federal law shall require, or be construed to require, a medical practitioner to perform a gender-transition procedure.

Any State that requires medical practitioners to perform any gender-transition procedure on an individual in the State shall be ineligible to receive any Federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Legislative Session


118th Congress


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2023-03-22Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs .
2023-03-10Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2023-03-01Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2023-03-01Introduced in House