Introduced House Bill (H)

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Consent for intersex children in state custody. Provides that, except when medically necessary, a person, including a governmental entity, may not consent to allow a gender differentiation procedure for an intersex child if the child is in the custody of or under the supervision of the state. Provides that a juvenile court having jurisdiction over an intersex child may allow the intersex child to provide consent for a gender differentiation procedure if certain conditions are met. Requires that the department of child services confidentially maintain certain information on an intersex child who has received a health care service or treatment Consent for intersex children in state custody. Provides that, except when medically necessary, a person, including a governmental entity, may not consent to allow a gender differentiation procedure for an intersex child if the child is in the custody of or under the supervision of the state. Provides that a juvenile court having jurisdiction over an intersex child may allow the intersex child to provide consent for a gender differentiation procedure if certain conditions are met. Requires that the department of child services confidentially maintain certain information on an intersex child who has received a health care service or treatment that is medically necessary. Requires an annual report. ... View more