Category: Social Issues

HB 446 (2019)

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Allows an individual to obtain a new birth certificate based on a change of gender identity, as certified by a licensed health care provider. At the time of this bill's submission, a court order is required to change a birth certificate. This bill also allows a gender identity of nonbinary on a birth certificate. The Senate amended the bill, for example to require the permission of a parent or guardian if a minor seeks a birth certificate change.

Bill Sponsor: Gerri Cannon

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 04/02/2019

Next Voting Date: Thu, 06/13/2019

Bill Status

Vetoed by Governor
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: No

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