What Makes a "Good" Bill? A Guide for the Public Who Wish to Review Bills with a Critical Eye
March 9, 2023
A follow up from Jennifer James, a Doctor of Nursing Practice who testified in opposition of Senate File 144 Chloe's Law, a bill which would have prohibited doctors from performing gender-affirming surgeries on minors and was chastised in a text by the sponsor. The bill was heavily amended in the House Appropriations Committee allowing for pharmacists, insurance companies, nurses and doctors to still provide some gender-transition treatments to underage individuals. The committee sent the bill back to the floor with a "do not pass" recommendation, and it was not heard after.
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