The Maryland House of Delegates voted Saturday to approve the Trans Health Equity Act — a bill that just a year ago disappeared from the chamber’s agenda ahead of a floor vote.
Delegates debated the legislation for about 25 minutes early Saturday afternoon before passing the measure 93-37.
Kaiser said she thought it was important to serve as a voice for the trans community in the chamber.
“And that’s part of the reason I feel the passion and the connection to our trans brothers and sisters.”.
Republicans in the chamber introduced a couple of amendments to attempt to curtail the legislation, but those were voted down.
The companies would also be required to consider how their products affect children’s privacy, health, safety and mental health.
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