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Health Occupations - Sexual Orientation Change Efforts - Prohibited

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cardin


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting specified mental health care practitioners, including physicians, professional counselors and therapists, psychologists, and social workers, from engaging in specified sexual orientation change efforts with a patient who is a minor; providing that a specified mental health care practitioner who engages in sexual orientation change efforts with a minor patient shall be considered to have committed unprofessional conduct and shall be subject to discipline by a specified licensing board; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate Cardin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Medical Malpractice
Mental Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Sexual Orientation
Social Workers

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