SB 514 – Youth Health Protection Act

SB 514 – Youth Health Protection Act

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Ralph Hise (R-Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Yancey); Sen. Warren Daniel (R-Avery, Burke, Caldwell); Sen. Norman Sanderson (R-Carteret, Craven, Pamlico)

Summary

This bill:

  • Prohibits any individual from engaging in any of the following practice upon a minor to facilitate the minor’s desire to present or appear in a manner that is inconsistent with the minor’s sex: (1) performing surgeries that sterilize; (2) performing a mastectomy; (3) administering or supplying certain specified medications; and (4) removing any otherwise healthy or nondiseased body part or tissue.
  • States that any medical professional who engages in any of the prohibited acts will be considered to have engaged in unprofessional conduct and will be subject to licensure revocation and other appropriate discipline and will also be subject to a civil penalty of up to $1K per occurrence.
  • States that it is unlawful for any health care provider that receives State funds to furnish, provide, or perform any health care service that constitutes the performance of or preparation for a gender transition procedure to a minor.
  • Permits parents, guardians, and/or custodians to withhold consent for any treatment, activity, or mental health services designed and intended to form their child’s conceptions of sex and gender or to treat gender dysphoria or gender nonconformity.
  • Prohibits the use of State funds for the performance of gender transition procedures or to support the administration of any governmental health plan or government-offered insurance policy offering gender transition procedures.

Movement

Filed – 4/5/2021

 
 

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