Senate File 111 would define medically necessary gender-affirming health care as a form of child abuse, a felony punishable up to 10 years in prison.

By labeling medical care supported by every major medical association – including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association – as child abuse, Wyoming legislators are is compromising the health of trans youth in dangerous and potentially life-threatening ways.

Sponsors

Sens. Brennan, McKeown, Schuler, and Steinmetz, and Reps. Allemand, Banks, Chadwick, Heiner, Jennings, Lawley, Olsen, Ottman, Strock, Styvar, and Walters

Authors

Sen. Scott

Status

Introduced

Session

2023

Bill number

Position

Oppose