Entry #1512: Conversion therapy in Virginia

Current Version

RegionVirginia
IssueConversion therapy
Statusambiguous
Start Datepast
End DateMar 3, 2020
DescriptionConversion Therapy is technically legal throughout most of Virginia, some counties have laws against it.
Sourceshttp://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-laws-legislation-by-state/ http://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-the-facts-about-conversion-therapy/ http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/the-lies-and-dangers-of-reparative-therapy


Revision History (3)

Revision by tsusamu

Old Value New Value (Current)
End Date(NONE)Mar 3, 2020

Revision by tsusamu

Old Value New Value
ValueNot banned(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteConversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Conversion Therapy is technically legal throughout most of Virginia, some counties have laws against it.
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Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. technically legal throughout most of Virginia, some counties have laws against it.
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed "2020, Senator Scott Surovell’s SB 245 and Delegate Patrick Hope’s HB 386 - bans conversion therapy on minors"

Revision by tsusamu

Old Value (Original) New Value
Value(REMOVED)Not banned
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteConversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it.
Show Difference
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.
Reports (3)
  • Status is not correct "https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1148421 It’s been banned "
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "In March 2019, a law has been enacted to criminalize conversion therapy in minors in virginia"

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