Conversion therapy; prohibited by certain health care providers. (HB386)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Health Professions; conversion therapy prohibited. Prohibits any health care provider or person who performs counseling as part of his training for any profession licensed by a regulatory board of the Department of Health Professions from engaging in conversion therapy, as defined in the bill, with any person under 18 years of age and provides that such counseling constitutes unprofessional conduct and is grounds for disciplinary action. The bill provides that no state funds shall be expended for the purpose of conducting conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age, referring a person under 18 years of age for conversion therapy, or extending health benefits coverage for conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age. Read the Bill »

Status

02/20/2020: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/02/2020Committee
01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100761D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB386)
01/15/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/23/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 1-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time
01/31/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/31/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB386E
01/31/2020Printed as engrossed 20100761D-E
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House (66-Y 27-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Passage (66-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB386E)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB386ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB386ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020

Post a Public Comment About this Bill



if you have one


(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)