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SB 2012: Promoting Equality of Athletic Opportunity


Promoting Equality of Athletic Opportunity; Creating the "Promoting Equality of Athletic Opportunity Act"; requiring that certain athletic teams or sports sponsored by certain educational institutions be designated on the basis of students’ biological sex; prohibiting athletic teams or sports designated for female students from being open to male students; specifying conditions under which persons who transition from male to female are eligible to compete in the female category; requiring a student that fails to comply with certain conditions to be suspended from female competition for 12 months; requiring the Board of Governors of the State University System to adopt regulations and the State Board of Education to adopt rules regarding the resolution of disputes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/9/2021 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/14/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Health Policy; Rules -SJ 224
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 224
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/23/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/23/2021 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 282
• Now in Health Policy
3/26/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/31/21, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/31/2021 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 342
• Now in Rules
4/9/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/14/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building