Delaware officials propose transgender birth certificate regulations
Dover, Del. (AP) — State officials have developed new regulations for birth certificates for transgender people.
The proposed regulations require an affidavit from a person, or the parent or guardian of a minor, requesting a new birth certificate with a sex different from that on the original birth certificate.
Also required is an affidavit from a medical or mental health professional stating that the person has undergone surgical, hormonal, psychological or other treatment for gender transition, or that the person has an "intersex condition," and that the provider believes the sex on the original birth certificate should be changed.
Officials are deleting current language that says a birth certificate can be amended upon receipt of a court order indicating that the sex of a person born in Delaware has been changed by surgical procedure.
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