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WA HB2241

HEALTHCAREINTRODUCED

Prohibiting puberty blocking medications, cross-sex hormones, and gender transition surgeries for minors.

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A health care provider licensed under this title may not knowingly engage in or cause any of the following practices to be performed on a minor if the practice is performed for the purpose of attempting to alter the appearance of, or affirm the minor's perception of, the minor's gender or sex, if that appearance or perception is inconsistent with the minor's sex: (a) Prescribing or administering gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues or other synthetic drugs used to stop luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone secretion, synthetic antiandrogen drugs used to block the androgen receptor, or any drug to suppress or delay normal puberty; (b) Prescribing or administering testosterone, estrogen, or progesterone to a minor in an amount greater than would normally be produced endogenously in a healthy individual of that individual's age and sex;

Legislative Session

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2023-2024 Regular Session

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History

DateAction
2024-01-09First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness.