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WV HB4884

HEALTHCAREINTRODUCED

Allowing healthcare workers to refuse to perform procedures related to sex reassignment or gender identity transitioning for religious or conscientious objection

The purpose of this bill is to create a healthcare provider right to object to certain procedures act with definitions; defining treatments or patients that may be objected to; and providing right to file civil action for damages and injunctive relief and action by the Attorney General.

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No healthcare provider, may be required to: (1) Perform, assist, or participate in medical procedures, treatments, counseling, prescriptions or surgeries related to sex reassignment or gender identity transitioning, where to do so would be contrary to the person's religious or conscientious objection, or (2) Accept a patient for purposes of medical procedures, treatments, counseling, prescriptions or surgeries related to sex reassignment or gender identity transitioning, where to do so would be contrary to the person's religious or conscientious objection.

Legislative Session

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2024 Regular Session

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History

DateAction
2024-01-18To House Health and Human Resources
2024-01-18Introduced in House
2024-01-18To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2024-01-18Filed for introduction