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SB 2012: Promoting Equality of Athletic Opportunity

GENERAL BILL by Stargel

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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 2012, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/2/2021 at 8:18 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 3/22/2021 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 3/23/2021 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 3/29/2021 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 3/31/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1475 (c1) Sex-specific Student Athletic Teams or Sports Tuck Compare Last Action: 4/9/2021 H Amendment 930539 filed

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/23/2021 12:30 PM Education 6 Yeas - 4 Nays
    3/31/2021 8:00 AM Health Policy 6 Yeas - 4 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1006.205 Page 4 (pdf)

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