HOUSE BILL No. 4889

 

August 24, 2011, Introduced by Reps. Hooker and McMillin and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

     A bill to amend 1939 PA 280, entitled

 

"The social welfare act,"

 

(MCL 400.1 to 400.119b) by adding section 109k.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 109k. (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this act

 

and except in the treatment of disorders of sex development, a sex

 

reassignment surgery is not a service provided with public funds to

 

a recipient of assistance of any type under this act.

 

     (2) As used in this section, "disorders of sex development"

 

means conditions involving the following elements: congenital

 

development of ambiguous genitalia, congenital disjunction of

 

internal and external sex anatomy, incomplete development of sex

 

anatomy, sex chromosome anomalies, or disorders of gonadal

 

development.