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South Carolina Hormone Therapy and Gender Reassignment Restriction for Prisoners (S 80)

This law was last updated on Aug 8, 2014


South Carolina


S 80


Failed to Pass


Jan 8, 2013


Co-sponsors: 2
Total Sponsors: 2


Restrictions on Funding for Hormone Therapy and Gender Reassignment Surgery

Full Bill Text

S 80 would have prohibited the department of corrections from using state funds or state resources to provide a prisoner with sexual reassignment surgery or hormonal therapy; however, if a person is taking hormonal therapy at the time they are committed to Department of Corrections, the department would have been required to continue providing this therapy to the person as long as medically necessary. The bill includes definitions for “hormonal therapy” and “sexual reassignment surgery”.