House Bill 1320: Lowering Age of Consent for Psychotherapy

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Last Updated: May 3, 2017
House Bill 1320: Lowering Age of Consent for Psychotherapy
Sponsors:
Representatives Jenet and Landgraf; Senators Fenberg and Coram
Summary:

This bill would lower the age of consent for psychotherapy. Minors 12 and older would be able to receive outpatient psychotherapy services without parental consent or notification.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
4/05/2017 House Introduced, assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services
4/25/2017 House House 2nd reading passed with amendments
4/26/2017 House House 3rd reading passed
4/26/2017 Senate Introduced, assigned to State, Veterans & Military Affairs
5/01/2017 Senate Postpone indefinitely

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