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CA SB1172 - Sexual orientation change efforts.

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  • 2011-2012 Session
  • SB 1172, Lieu. Sexual orientation change efforts. Existing law provides for licensing and regulation of various professions in the healing arts, including physicians and surgeons, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, educational psychologists, clinical social workers, and licensed professional clinical counselors. This bill would prohibit a mental health provider, as defined, from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts, as defined, with a patient under 18 years of age. The bill would provide that any sexual orientation change efforts attempted on a patient under 18 years of age by a mental health provider shall be considered unprofessional conduct and shall subject the provider to discipline by the provider's licensing entity. The bill would also declare the intent of the Legislature in this regard.
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  • Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 835, Statutes of 2012.  (9/30/2012)
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