A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that conversion therapy, including efforts by mental health practitioners to change the sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression of an individual, is dangerous and harmful and should be prohibited from being practiced on minors.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 21, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This resolution was introduced on May 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Booker and Brown Introduce Resolution Condemning Use of Conversion Therapy on Minors”
— Sen. Cory Booker [D-NJ] (Sponsor) on May 22, 2015
May 21, 2015
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S.Res. 184 (114th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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