§ 103.02  DEFINITIONS.
   For purposes of this chapter the following definitions shall apply.
   MINOR. Any person less than 18 years of age.
   PROVIDER. Any person licensed, certified, or registered to provide professional counseling including, but not limited to, behavior analysts, licensed professional counselors, marital and family therapists or associates, physicians or assistants, osteopaths or assistants, registered or practical nurses or assistive personnel, certified nurse aides, physical or occupational therapists or assistants, psychologists or psychological associates, social workers or associates, licensed professional conservators or guardians, naturopaths, or any other person who performs counseling as part of the person's professional training.
   PUBLIC FUNDS. Any money, regardless of the original source of the money, of Louisville/Jefferson County Metro, and any department, agency or instrumentality thereof.
   SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY CHANGE EFFORTS or "CONVERSION THERAPY." Any counseling, practice, or treatment that seek to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, including, but not limited to, efforts to change behaviors or gender expression, or reduce or eliminate sexual or romantic attraction or feelings toward a person of the same gender. The definition encompasses the terms "reparative therapy," "aversion therapy," and "reorientation therapy." Sexual orientation or gender identity change efforts do not include counseling that does not seek to change sexual orientation or gender identity and that:
      (1)   Assists a person undergoing gender transition;
      (2)   Provides acceptance, support, and understanding to the person; or
      (3)   Facilitates a person's coping, social support, identity exploration, and development, including sexual orientation and gender identity-neutral interventions to prevent or address unlawful conduct or unsafe sexual practices.
(Lou. Metro Ord. No. 117-2020, approved 10-1-2020)