STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
RS29156 / H0483
This bill provides that an Idaho licensed mental health professional shall not engage in the practice of conversion
therapy on a patient or client younger than eighteen (18) years of age. "Conversion therapy" means any practice
or treatment that seeks to change a patient's sexual orientation or gender identity.
This bill has no fiscal impact. It does not request nor require any funds at the state or local level. Any violations
that lead to disciplinary proceedings will be achieved through existing mechanisms.
Representative John McCrostie
Senator Grant Burgoyne
DISCLAIMER: This statement of purpose and fiscal note are a mere attachment to this bill and prepared by a proponent
of the bill. It is neither intended as an expression of legislative intent nor intended for any use outside of the legislative
process, including judicial review (Joint Rule 18).
Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note Bill SOP/FN INTRODUCED: 01/27/2022, 10:16 AM