Entry #1353: Same-sex adoption in Virginia

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IssueSame-sex adoption
Start DateApr 9, 2012
End Date2015
DescriptionThere is no specific exclusion for same-sex couples. It is legal, however, to deny adoption based on religious grounds.

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http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?121+ful+CHAP0690 http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/63.2-1709.3
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  • Newer law has been passed "3/3/2020 https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/march/headline-852924-en.html Department of Health Professions; conversion therapy prohibited. Prohibits any health care provider or person who performs counseling as part of his training for any profession licensed by a regulatory board of the Department of Health Professions from engaging in conversion therapy, as defined in the bill, with any person under 18 years of age and provides that such counseling constitutes unprofessional conduct and is grounds for disciplinary action. The bill provides that no state funds shall be expended for the purpose of conducting conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age, referring a person under 18 years of age for conversion therapy, or extending health benefits coverage for conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age."

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