Ordinance 71064

Prohibiting Conversion Therapy

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An ordinance prohibiting medical and mental healthcare providers from providing conversion therapy, also known as reparative therapy, ex-gay therapy, or sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts to a minor, regardless of whether the provider receives compensation in exchange for such services, and providing penalties for the violation of said prohibition; and authorizing the Director of the Health Department to receive, investigate, and refer to the City 6 BB Counselor for prosecution in municipal court complaints of alleged violations of the provisions of this ordinance, and containing an emergency clause.

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Legislative History

Session: 2019-2020
Board Bill Number: 152
Primary Sponsor: Christine Ingrassia
Co-Sponsors: Sharon Tyus
Lisa Middlebrook
Jack Coatar
Annie Rice
Dan Guenther
Megan E. Green
Jesse Todd
Marlene E Davis
Cara Spencer
Bret Narayan
Shane Cohn
Heather Navarro
Committee: Health and Human Services
First Reading: 11/08/2019
Second Reading: 11/15/2019
Informal Calendar: 11/22/2019
Perfection: 12/06/2019
Third Reading: 12/13/2019
Effective Date: 12/23/2019

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