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HB283 Maryland MA Program - Gender-Affirming Treatment (Trans Health Equity Act)

MARYLAND - February 18, 2023


A controversial bill was introduced in the House of Delegates and passed in the House on March 18, 2023. HB 283, also known as the Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Gender-Affirming Treatment (Trans Health Equity Act), aimed to provide access to taxpayer-funded gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy, and puberty blockers to individuals under 18. The bill sparked heated debate, with many arguing that such treatments should only be available to adults. The majority of Democrats supported the bill. The voting record is below:



-Inspector General




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