KY HB19 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-6)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-05 - to Committee on Committees (H)
Pending: House Committee On Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts, mental health professional, and public funds; to prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts with a person under eighteen (18) years of age or a person who is eighteen (18) years or older who is an adult as defined in KRS 209.020 or a ward as defined in KRS 387.510; require violations to be subject to board discipline; prohibit public funds from being used for sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health to develop, produce, and disseminate educational materials regarding sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts; permit the cabinet to contract for the educational materials; add the short title "Mental Health Protection Act"; EMERGENCY.

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AN ACT relating to youth mental health protection and declaring an emergency.



2021-01-05Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-01-05Houseintroduced in House
2020-08-25HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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