HB 4037

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 05, 2024
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating to procedures to alter a minor's sex; declaring an emergency.


Digest: The Act says that health care workers may not alter a minor's sex or refer the minor to another health care worker to alter the minor's sex. The Act says that public funds may not be used to alter a minor's sex. The Act says that health insurance policies may not pay to alter a minor's sex. The Act allows a health care worker licensing board to punish a health care worker who alters a minor's sex. The Act allows a person whose sex was altered when the person was a minor to sue the health care worker who altered the minor's sex or who referred the minor to the health care worker who altered the minor's sex. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.5). Prohibits a medical health care professional from referring a minor for, or performing on a minor, a sex alteration procedure. Defines the term "sex alteration procedure." Provides that the performance of a sex alteration procedure on a minor is unprofessional conduct subject to discipline by the appropriate health professional licensing board. Allows an individual to bring a claim for a violation and to recover specified damages. Declares an emergency, effective on passage.

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Mar 08, 2024


In committee upon adjournment.

Feb 05, 2024


Referred to Behavioral Health and Health Care.

Feb 05, 2024


First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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