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SB 1172 - An Act to Add Article 15 (Commencing with Section 865) to Chapter 1 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, Relating to Healing Arts.

Sexual orientation change efforts. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
Author(s):
Summary:
Existing law provides for licensing and regulation of various professions in the healing arts, including physicians and surgeons, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, educational psychologists, clinical social workers, and licensed professional clinical counselors.

This bill would prohibit a mental health provider, as defined, from engaging in sexual orientation change… More
Existing law provides for licensing and regulation of various professions in the healing arts, including physicians and surgeons, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, educational psychologists, clinical social workers, and licensed professional clinical counselors.

This bill would prohibit a mental health provider, as defined, from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts, as defined, with a patient under 18 years of age. The bill would provide that any sexual orientation change efforts attempted on a patient under 18 years of age by a mental health provider shall be considered unprofessional conduct and shall subject the provider to discipline by the provider’s licensing entity.

The bill would also declare the intent of the Legislature in this regard. Hide
 
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on August 30, 2012.

voted YES: 23 voted NO: 13
4 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Article 15 (Commencing with Section 865) to Chapter 1 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, Relating to Healing Arts.

SB 1172 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law provides for licensing and regulation of various professions in the healing arts, including physicians and surgeons, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, educational psychologists, clinical social workers, and licensed professional clinical counselors.

This bill would prohibit a mental health provider, as defined, from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts, as defined, with a patient under 18 years of age. The bill would provide that any sexual orientation change efforts attempted on a patient under 18 years of age by a mental health provider shall be considered unprofessional conduct and shall subject the provider to discipline by the provider’s licensing entity.

The bill would also declare the intent of the Legislature in this regard.
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Title
An Act to Add Article 15 (Commencing with Section 865) to Chapter 1 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, Relating to Healing Arts.
Author(s)
Ted Lieu
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Sexual orientation change efforts
Major Actions
Introduced2/22/2012
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development4/23/2012
Passed Senate Committee on Judiciary5/08/2012
Passed Senate5/30/2012
Passed Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection6/26/2012
Passed Assembly7/05/2012
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations8/08/2012
Passed Assembly8/28/2012
Passed Senate8/30/2012
Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/10/2012
Became law (chaptered).9/30/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic DevelopmentDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary.4/23/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development
5 voted YES 3 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on JudiciaryDo pass.5/08/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Judiciary
3 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB1172 Lieu5/30/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
23 voted YES 13 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer ProtectionDo pass.6/26/2012This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection
6 voted YES 2 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblySB 1172 Lieu Senate Third Reading By MA Amend By MA Set #17/05/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
53 voted YES 25 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.8/08/2012This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
12 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblySB 1172 Lieu Senate Third Reading By MA8/28/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
52 voted YES 22 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateUnfinished Business SB1172 Lieu8/30/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
23 voted YES 13 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/22/2012
2/22/2012Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
2/23/2012From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 24.
3/01/2012Referred to Com. on RLS.
4/09/2012From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
4/12/2012Re-referred to Coms. on B., P. & E.D. and JUD.
4/13/2012Set for hearing April 23.
4/16/2012From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.
select this voteVote4/23/2012Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary.
4/24/2012From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 5. Noes 3. Page 3259.) (April 23). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
4/25/2012From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
4/30/2012From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
5/02/2012Set for hearing May 8.
select this voteVote5/08/2012Do pass.
5/09/2012From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 3. Noes 2. Page 3459.) (May 8).
5/10/2012Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
5/25/2012Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
5/29/2012Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
5/30/2012Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 23. Noes 13. Page 3709.) Ordered to the Assembly.
5/30/2012In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage5/30/2012Senate 3rd Reading SB1172 Lieu
6/07/2012Referred to Com. on B., P. & C.P.
6/26/2012From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 6. Noes 2.) (June 26).
select this voteVote6/26/2012Do pass.
6/27/2012Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
7/05/2012Read third time and amended. (Ayes 53. Noes 25. Page 5604.) Ordered to third reading.
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage7/05/2012SB 1172 Lieu Senate Third Reading By MA Amend By MA Set #1
8/06/2012Re-referred to Com. on APPR. pursuant to Joint Rule 10.5. Joint Rule 62(a) file notice suspended. (Page 5751.)
select this voteVote8/08/2012Do pass.
8/09/2012From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (August 8).
8/13/2012Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
8/28/2012Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 52. Noes 22. Page 6465.) Ordered to the Senate.
8/28/2012In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/28/2012SB 1172 Lieu Senate Third Reading By MA
8/30/2012Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 23. Noes 13. Page 5022.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/30/2012Unfinished Business SB1172 Lieu
9/10/2012Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 11:30 a.m.
9/30/2012Approved by the Governor.
9/30/2012Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 835, Statutes of 2012.

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

35 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
An Act to Add Article 15 (Commencing with Section 865) to Chapter 1 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, Relating to Healing Arts.: Unfinished Business SB1172 Lieu

35 organizations supported this bill

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Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, California Division
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
American Psychoanalytic Association
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Apait Health Center
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Asian and Pacific Islanders for LGBT Equality - Los Angeles
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Asian Law Caucus
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Association Of Marriage And Family Therapists, East Bay Chapter
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Association Of Marriage And Family Therapists, Los Angeles Chapter
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Association Of Marriage And Family Therapists, San Francisco Chapter
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Communities United Institute
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California National Organization for Women
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Psychological Association
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
CenterLink
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
City of Los Angeles
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
City of West Hollywood
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Coil Foundation
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Congress of California Seniors
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Courage Campaign
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
DignityUSA
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Equality California
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Gaylesta
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Lambda Legal
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Lesbian And Gay Psychotherapy Association Of Southern California
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Los Angeles Stonewall Young Democrats
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Mental Health America Of Northern California
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
National Association of Social Workers - California Chapter
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Rockway Institute – Center At California School Of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
The Trevor Project
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Women’s Therapy Center
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

9 organizations opposed this bill

American College Of Pediatricians
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Catholic Conference
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Catholic Medical Association
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Christian Medical and Dental Associations
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Church State Council
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Liberty Counsel Action
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Narth
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Pacific Justice Institute
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Parents And Friends Of Ex-gays And Gays
Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 28). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$0$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$8,250$0
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$4,500$0
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$2,500$0
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$4,000$0
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$5,600$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$5,500$4,900
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$13,250$0
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$7,100$0
Bob DuttonRCA-31$5,000$0
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$4,000$0
Noreen EvansDCA-2$16,000$0
Jean FullerRCA-18$7,125$0
Ted GainesRCA-1$11,150$7,800
Loni HancockDCA-9$15,350$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$6,200$0
Ed HernandezDCA-24$17,114$0
Bob HuffRCA-29$4,500$0
Christine KehoeDCA-39$2,000$0
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$400$0
Mark LenoDCA-3$18,750$0
Ted LieuDCA-28$25,050$0
Carol LiuDCA-21$12,200$0
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$9,750$0
Alex PadillaDCA-20$6,500$0
Fran PavleyDCA-23$37,925$0
Curren PriceDCA-26$3,100$0
Michael RubioDCA-16$7,139$0
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$0$0
Joe SimitianDCA-11$0$0
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$13,200$0
Tony StricklandRCA-19$5,750$3,000
Juan VargasDCA-40$12,650$0
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$3,000$16,900
Lois WolkDCA-5$9,916$0
Rod WrightDCA-25$5,600$0
Mark WylandRCA-38$3,000$0
Leland YeeDCA-8$8,200$0

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$0$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$8,250$0
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$4,500$0
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$2,500$0
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$4,000$0
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$5,600$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$5,500$4,900
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$13,250$0
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$7,100$0
Bob DuttonRCA-31$5,000$0
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$4,000$0
Noreen EvansDCA-2$16,000$0
Jean FullerRCA-18$7,125$0
Ted GainesRCA-1$11,150$7,800
Loni HancockDCA-9$15,350$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$6,200$0
Ed HernandezDCA-24$17,114$0
Bob HuffRCA-29$4,500$0
Christine KehoeDCA-39$2,000$0
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$400$0
Mark LenoDCA-3$18,750$0
Ted LieuDCA-28$25,050$0
Carol LiuDCA-21$12,200$0
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$9,750$0
Alex PadillaDCA-20$6,500$0
Fran PavleyDCA-23$37,925$0
Curren PriceDCA-26$3,100$0
Michael RubioDCA-16$7,139$0
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$0$0
Joe SimitianDCA-11$0$0
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$13,200$0
Tony StricklandRCA-19$5,750$3,000
Juan VargasDCA-40$12,650$0
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$3,000$16,900
Lois WolkDCA-5$9,916$0
Rod WrightDCA-25$5,600$0
Mark WylandRCA-38$3,000$0
Leland YeeDCA-8$8,200$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Psychiatrists & psychologists$117,675
Schools & colleges$58,278
Health & welfare policy$41,716
Welfare & social work$34,500
Women's issues$24,600
Municipal & county government organizations$21,900
Minority & ethnic groups$14,000
Democratic-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic liberal/progressive ones$4,500
Public official (elected or appointed)$4,100
Human rights$0
Mental health services$0
Gay & lesbian rights and issues$0
Elderly issues & Social Security$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Christian Coalition, religious right$32,600
Health professionals$0
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