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