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IL HB4082

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INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS-GENDER

Amends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Provides that any athletic team or sport that is under the jurisdiction of an association or entity that provides for interscholastic athletics or athletic competition among schools and student must be expressly designated as (i) a male athletic team or sport, (ii) a female athletic team or sport, or (iii) a coeducational athletic team or sport. Provides that an athletic team or sport designated as being female is available only to participants who are female, based on their biological sex. Requires a school district or nonpublic school to obtain a written statement signed by a student's parent or guardian or the student verifying the student's age, biological sex, and that the student has not taken performance enhancing drugs; provides for a penalty for false or misleading statements. Prohibits a governmental entity or an association or entity that provides for interscholastic athletics or athletic competition among schools and students from entertaining a complaint, opening an investigation, or taking any other adverse action against a school district or nonpublic school for maintaining athletic teams or sports in accordance with these provisions.

Legislative Session

inactive

102nd General Assembly

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Sponsors

David Friess (R)

Adam Niemerg (R)

Amy Grant (R)

Joe Sosnowski (R)

History

DateAction
2022-03-22Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
2021-12-29Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
2021-05-24Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Niemerg
2021-05-13Referred to Rules Committee
2021-05-13First Reading
2021-05-13Filed with the Clerk by Rep. David Friess