Sex and gender changes for children-prohibited.
AN ACT relating to public health and safety; prohibiting physicians from performing procedures for children related to gender transitioning and gender reassignment; providing exceptions; providing definitions; specifying applicability; authorizing rulemaking; and providing for effective dates.
No physician shall, for purposes of transitioning a child's biological sex to a sex different than the sex assigned at birth as determined by the sex organs, chromosomes and endogenous profiles of the child, or for purposes of affirming the child's perception of the child's sex if that perception is inconsistent with the child's biological sex: (i) Perform a surgery that sterilizes the child including castration, vasectomy, hysterectomy oophorectomy, metoidioplasty, orchiectomy, penectomy phalloplasty and vaginoplasty (ii) Perform a mastectomy.
(c) This section shall not apply to: (i) Procedures or treatments that are performed with the consent of the child's parent or guardian and are for a child who is born with a medically verifiable genetic disorder of sex development, including but not limited to 46, XX chromosomes with virilization, 46, XY with undervirilization or both ovarian and testicular tissue;
2024 Budget Session
|Failed Introduction 33-28-1-0-0
|Received for Introduction
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