SC S0243 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-01-10 - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
Pending: Senate Medical Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 40-47-205, Relating To General Provisions Concerning Physicians, So As To Prohibit Physicians From Performing Gender Reassignment Surgery On Minors, And To Prohibit Physicians From Prescribing Or Administering Certain Substances For The Purpose Of Attempting To Alter The Appearance Of Or Affirm The Minor's Perception Of His Gender If That Appearance Or Perception Is Inconsistent With The Minor's Biological Sex.

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Gender reassignment



2023-01-10SenateReferred to Committee on Medical Affairs
2023-01-10SenateIntroduced and read first time
2022-11-30SenateReferred to Committee on Medical Affairs

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4047205(n/a)See Bill Text

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