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South Carolina

2022 anti-trans legislation

SC H3518
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Medical Ethics and Diversity Act

Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "medical Ethics And Diversity Act"; By Adding Chapter 139 To Title 44 So As To Set Forth Findings Of The General Assembly Regarding The Right Of Conscience In The Health Care Industry; To Define Certain Terms; To Authorize Medical Practitioners, Health Care Institutions, And Health Care Payers Not To Participate In Health Care Services That Violate The Practitioner's Or Entity's Conscience And To Protect These Individuals And Entities From Civil, Criminal, Or Administrative Liability And From Discrimination For Exercising Their Personal Right Of Conscience, With Exceptions; To Create A Private Right Of Action For Medical Practitioners, Health Care Institutions, And Health Care Payers For Violation Of The Chapter; And For Other Purposes.

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Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "south Carolina Vulnerable Child Compassion And Protection Act" By Adding Chapter 139 To Title 44 So As To Prohibit The Performance Of A Medical Procedure Or The Prescription Or Issuance Of Medication, Upon Or To A Minor, That Is Intended To Alter The Appearance Of The Minor's Gender Or Delay Puberty, With Exceptions; To Create Criminal Penalties; And For Other Purposes.

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Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "save Women's Sports Act" By Adding Section 59-1-500 So As To Ensure Continued Inclusivity Of Females In The School Sports Arena By Providing That Public And Private Middle School-level And High School-level Teams And Sports Must Be Designated Based On Biological Sex, To Provide That Teams Or Sports Designated For Females May Be Restricted To Students Of The Female Sex, To Provide For Certain Protections For Public And Private Schools, And To Provide Certain Relief For Violations.

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Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-29-12 So As To Protect The Dignity And Rights Of All Individuals To Be Free From Ideological Coercion And Indoctrination In Places Of Learning, Childcare, And Employment That Receive, Or Benefit From, State Funds Or Accommodations, Directly Or Indirectly.

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Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "save Women's Sports Act" By Adding Section 59-1-500 So As To Express Legislative Intent And Make Certain Findings, To Provide Assumptions Concerning The Correctness Of Biological Gender Statements On Official Birth Certificates Of Students, To Require Gender-based Or Coeducational Designation Of Certain Public School Sports Teams, To Provide Such Sports Teams Designated For Males Shall Not Be Open To Students Of The Female Sex Unless No Team Designated For Females In That Sport Is Offered At The School In Which The Student Is Enrolled, To Provide Such Sports Teams Designated For Females Shall Not Be Open To Students Of The Male Sex, To Provide Private Schools Or Private Institutions Sponsoring A Sports Team In Which Its Students Or Teams Compete Against A Public School Or Institution Also Shall Comply With These Provisions For The Applicable Team Or Sport, And To Provide Remedies For Violations Of The Provisions Of This Act; And By Adding Section 59-63-72 So As To Provide Public School Districts Supported By State Funds Shall Not Use Any Funds Or Permit Any School Within The District To Use Any Funds To Join, Affiliate With, Pay Dues Or Fees To, Or In Any Way Financially Support Any Interscholastic Athletic Association, Body, Or Entity Unless The Constitution, Rules Or Policies Of The Association, Body, Or Entity Recognizes, Sanctions, And Regulates Interscholastic Competition Of Wrestling Teams Composed Exclusively Of Female Students. - Ratified Title

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Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Chapter 35 To Title 1 So As To Define Terms, Prohibit The State, All Political Subdivisions, All Public School Districts, Public Schools, And Public Institutions Of Higher Education From Affirming, Adopting, Adhering To, Or Instructing Any Of The Tenets Of "critical Race Theory"; To Prohibit The Utilization Or Requirement Of Adherence To The Tenets Of Critical Race Theory As A Condition Of Employment; To Prohibit The Utilization Or Requirement Of Adherence To The Tenets Of Critical Race Theory When Spending Public Money Pursuant To The South Carolina Consolidated Procurement Code; To Prohibit The Consideration Of The Tenets Of Critical Race Theory When Adopting Policies And Procedures; To Prohibit The Utilization Or Requirement Of Adherence To The Tenets Of Critical Race Theory By Entities Receiving Funds Appropriated By The General Assembly; To Prohibit The State, Including All Political Subdivisions, From Offering Tax Incentives To Entities Utilizing Or Requiring Adherence To The Tenets Of Critical Race Theory; And To Provide Whistleblower Protections; By Adding Article 5 To Chapter 29, Title 59 So As To Define Terms, Provide Teachers And Students Of Civics And Related Coursework In Public Schools May Not Be Compelled To Discuss Certain Topics Or Affirm Certain Beliefs; To Prohibit Credit From Being Awarded For Certain Student Lobbying Activities; To Prohibit The Use Of Private Funding For Curriculum Or Teacher Training Concerning Civics And Related Coursework; To Prohibit Certain Concepts From Inclusion In Curriculum Or Instruction; To Provide Public School Websites Must Include Certain Information And Means Of Providing Related Feedback Concerning Instructional Materials And Curricula In Use; To Provide Related Reporting Requirements Of The State Department Of Education And School Districts; To Prohibit The Teaching, Use, Or Promotion Of The 1619 Project Or Certain Other Tenets; To Provide For The Withholding Of Funding For Noncompliance With Certain Provisions Of This Act; To Provide Requirements For Public Schools That Seek Or Receive Federal Grants Related To History Or Social Studies Education; To Establish That Instructional Materials And Curricula Are Not Exempt From The Freedom Of Information Act; To Provide Whistleblower Protections; And To Establish Consequences To Noncompliance With This Act; And By Adding Section 10-1-220 So As To Prohibit Flags And Banners That Intend To Promote A Social Or Political Cause From Being Flown From Public Schools.

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Enact The "save Women's Sports Act"; To Amend Article 5, Chapter 1, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Miscellaneous Educational Provisions, By Adding Section 59-1-500, To Provide That Public And Private Middle School-level And High School-level Teams And Sports Must Be Designated Based On Biological Sex, To Provide That Teams Or Sports Designated For Females Must Be Restricted To Students Of The Female Sex, To Provide Certain Protections For Public And Private Schools, And To Provide Certain Relief For Violations.