Sunday, October 1, 2023

House Judiciary Passes Bills Relating to Immigration and Medical Procedures

The House Committee on the Judiciary met this afternoon and advanced three bills.

House Bill 2004 (The Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act) prevents using payment card processing systems for surveillance of Second Amendment activity and discriminatory conduct.

House Bill 2008 requires all local entities of this state to enforce immigration laws. The bill requires municipalities and counties to immediately contact the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement to identify where noncitizen residents are residing so that the matter of their illegal status can be resolved in the Courts. The bill prohibits discrimination while enforcing immigration laws and prohibits sanctuary cities in West Virginia.

House Bill 2007 prohibits irreversible gender reassignment surgery or providing hormone therapy for a person under the age of 18 transitioning genders.

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