EQCA
Equality California
2009 Legislation

Equal ID Act

Bill Number: AB 1185

Assembly Bill 1185 would allow qualified transgender people born in California to return to the county of their birth to obtain a new birth certificate reflecting the correct gender, as well as any accompanying name change.

 



Status: Introduced on February 27, 2009, passed Assembly Judiciary Committee, passed Assembly, Passed Senate Judiciary Committee by a 3-2 vote. Passed the Senate on September 1, 2009 by a 22-14 vote.  Vetoed by Governor Schwarzenegger.

 


 

 

Author: Assembly Member Ted Lieu



 

 

 


 

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