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WV HB4923

HEALTHCAREINTRODUCED

Establishing parental requirements regarding gender reassignment surgery or gender altering medications for minor child

The purpose of this bill is to establish parental requirements regarding gender reassignment surgery or gender altering medications for minor children.

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All final parenting orders or final divorce orders which contain provisions relating to allocation of significant decision-making responsibility shall contain language that establishes that a child, that is the subject to the final order, who is moved out of state by a custodial parent or guardian, shall not be exposed to any medical practices prohibited by §30-3-20 of this code without the express written consent of the non-custodial parent or guardian, unless the court makes specific written findings of fact and conclusions of law that the required permission of the non-custodial parent is not in the best interest of the child

"Abused child" means: [...] A parent, guardian, or custodian who knowingly transports, or allows for the transport, of a child to an out-of-state healthcare facility for the purpose of allowing the commission of any medical act upon a child that is expressly prohibited by §30-3-20 of this code.

Legislative Session

active

2024 Regular Session

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History

DateAction
2024-01-19To House Health and Human Resources
2024-01-19Introduced in House
2024-01-19To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2024-01-19Filed for introduction