SB1028 (CH0685)

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2018 Regular Session



Health Occupations - Conversion Therapy for Minors - Prohibition (Youth Mental Health Protection Act)

Sponsored by:

Senator Madaleno


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685

Synopsis:Prohibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall be considered to have engaged in unprofessional conduct subject to disciplinary action; defining "conversion therapy" as a practice or treatment by a mental health or child care practitioner that seeks to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Madaleno, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Lee, Manno, Pinsky, Smith, Zucker, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0902
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Gender -see also- Women
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Mental and Behavioral Health
Sexual Orientation
Youth -see also- Minors
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations

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May 18, 2018 4:09 P.M.