Comments: IL HB1785 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Vital Records Act. Defines "intersex condition", "licensed health care professional", and "licensed mental health professional". Changes provisions concerning the issuance of new birth certificates for individuals that have undergone gender transition treatment. Provides that in order to change an individual's sex designation on the individual's birth certificate, a licensed health care professional or licensed mental health professional must make a declaration concerning the treatment. Requires that the licensed health care professional or licensed mental health professional sign and date a specified statement. Provides that newly issued birth certificates may reflect a name change if the documents for a name change are submitted. Changes a reference from "sex change" to "change of sex designation". Provides that following the issuance of a new birth certificate, the individual may request the original certificate and evidence of adoption, paternity, legitimation, or change of sex designation for inspection or certification purposes. Makes corresponding changes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-26 - Waive Posting Notice [HB1785 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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