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HB 717: Conversion Therapy

GENERAL BILL by Jenne ; Silvers ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Geller ; Richardson ; Smith ; Watson, C.

Conversion Therapy; Defines "conversion therapy"; prohibits person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage & family therapy, or mental health counseling from practicing or performing conversion therapy with an individual who is younger than specified age; provides that such person or practitioner is subject to specified disciplinary proceedings.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/15/2017 House • Filed
11/27/2017 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 63
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 63
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee