To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit payments under the Medicaid program for conversion therapy, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 28, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Mr. Reynolds Goes to Washington: Imagine Dragons Frontman Takes His Fight For LGBTQ+ Rights to DC”
— Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 6, 2020
Mar 28, 2019
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H.R. 1981 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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