H.R.1981: Prohibition of Medicaid Funding for Conversion Therapy Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 28, 2019
  • Latest Major Action March 29, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

117 (All Democrats)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Prohibition of Medicaid Funding for Conversion Therapy Act This bill prohibits state Medicaid programs from covering conversion therapy. The bill defines conversion therapy as any practice or treatment that seeks to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity in exchange for monetary compensation.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.1981.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 29, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 28, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
March 28, 2019

Introduced in the House by Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.)

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