Bill Text: AZ SB1482 | 2021 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Professions; therapy ban prohibition

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-18 - Senate HHS Committee action: Failed To Pass, voting: (4-4-0-0) [SB1482 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2021-SB1482-Introduced.html

 

 

 

REFERENCE TITLE: professions; therapy ban prohibition

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session

2021

 

 

 

SB 1482

 

Introduced by

Senators Leach: Barto, Borrelli, Boyer, Gowan, Kerr

 

 

AN ACT

 

Amending title 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding chapter 8; relating to practices by members of professions.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Title 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding chapter 8, to read:

CHAPTER 8

PRACTICES BY MEMBERS OF PROFESSIONS

ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

START_STATUTE1-801. Therapy ban prohibition

A state office, agency, political subdivision of the state or local government or any organization with authority to license or discipline the members of a profession may not prohibit, impose any penalty or take any adverse action against any individual who gives, receives or consents to counsel, advice, guidance or any other speech or communication, whether described as therapy or not, whether provided for a fee or not and that is consistent with conscience or religious belief. END_STATUTE

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