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US HB5636


Protect Children’s Innocence Act

To amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender affirming care on minors.

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Whoever [...] knowingly performs any gender affirming care on a minor is guilty of a class C felony.

A person on whom gender affirming care is performed under this section may bring a civil action for appropriate relief, including compensatory and punitive damages, against each person who performed the gender affirming care.

Legislative Session


118th Congress


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2023-09-21Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2023-09-21Introduced in House