Trans Legislation Tracker

What anti-trans bills passed in 2022?

26 bills

In 2022, 26 anti-trans bills passed across the United States.

LOCKERROOM (1)HEALTHCARE (3)OTHER (7)SPORTS (14)BATHROOM (1)

13 states

AlabamaArizonaFloridaGeorgiaIowaIndianaKentuckyLouisianaOklahomaSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeUtah

3 vetoed

In 2022, 3 bills passed and subsequently vetoed. These bills are not included in our passed bills count.

Passed bills

AL HB322

LOCKERROOM
PASSED

Public schools, restrooms or changing areas, required to be used based on individual's biological sex, kindergarden to fifth grade classroom instruction, limited regarding sexual orientation or gender identity, St. Board of Education to adopt rules

AL SB184

HEALTHCARE
PASSED

Public health, minors, biological male or female, sexual state, practices to alter or affirm minor's sexual identity or perception such as prescribing puberty blocking medication or surgeries, prohibited, exceptions, nurses and school personnel not to withhold information from parents, violations a Class C felony

AZ HB2161

OTHER
PASSED

Parental rights; schools; educational records

AZ SB1138

HEALTHCARE
PASSED

Irreversible gender reassignment surgery; minors

AZ SB1165

SPORTS
PASSED

Interscholastic; intramural athletics; biological sex

PASSED

Adoption; foster care; religious discrimination

PASSED

Individual Freedom

Provides that subjecting individuals to specified concepts under certain circumstances constitutes discrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin; revising requirements for required instruction on the history of African Americans; requiring the department to prepare and offer certain standards and curriculum; authorizing the department to seek input from a specified organization for certain purposes; prohibits instructional materials reviewers from recommending instructional materials that contain any matter that contradicts certain principles; requires DOE to review school district professional development systems for compliance with certain provisions of law.

PASSED

Parental Rights in Education

Requires district school boards to adopt procedures that comport with certain provisions of law for notifying student's parent of specified information; requires such procedures to reinforce fundamental right of parents to make decisions regarding upbringing & control of their children; prohibits school district from adopting procedures or student support forms that prohibit school district personnel from notifying parent about specified information or that encourage student to withhold from parent such information; prohibits school district personnel from discouraging or prohibiting parental notification & involvement in critical decisions affecting student's mental, emotional, or physical well-being; prohibits classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in certain grade levels; requires school districts to notify parents of healthcare services; authorizes parent to bring action against school district to obtain declaratory judgment; provides for additional award of injunctive relief, damages, & reasonable attorney fees & court costs to certain parents.

GA HB1084

SPORTS
PASSED

Education; curricula or training programs which encourage certain concepts; prevent use of

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to education, so as to prevent the use of and reliance upon curricula or training programs which act upon, promote, or encourage certain concepts, with exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

PASSED

A bill for an act relating to student eligibility requirements in school district, accredited nonpublic school, regent institution, community college, and certain other institution of higher education athletics based on sex, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HF 2309.) Effective date: 03/03/2022.

IN HB1041

SPORTS
PASSED

Participation in school sports.

Participation in school sports. Requires, for purposes of interscholastic athletic events, school corporations, public schools, nonpublic schools, and certain athletic associations to expressly designate an athletic team or sport as one of the following: (1) A male, men's, or boys' team or sport. (2) A female, women's, or girls' team or sport. (3) A coeducational or mixed team or sport. Prohibits a male, based on the student's biological sex at birth in accordance with the student's genetics and reproductive biology, from participating on an athletic team or sport designated as being a female, women's, or girls' athletic team or sport. Requires school corporations, public schools, certain nonpublic schools, and certain athletic associations to: (1) establish and maintain grievance procedures; or (2) maintain grievance or protest procedures established before July 1, 2022; for a violation of these provisions. Establishes a civil action for a violation of these provisions. Provides that school corporations, public schools, certain nonpublic schools, and certain athletic associations are not subject to liability in a civil, administrative, disciplinary, or criminal action for acting in compliance with these provisions.

KY HB1

OTHER
PASSED

AN ACT relating to appropriations measures providing funding and establishing conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its various officers, cabinets, departments, boards, commissions, institutions, subdivisions, agencies, and other state-supported activities.

The State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2021-2022: $925,391,000, 2022-2023: $2,450,394,100, 2023-2024: $1,945,550,500; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2021-2022: $631,100, 2022-2023: $42,311,100, 2023-2024: $43,841,800; appropriate to the Department of Education: 2021-2022: $4,038,300, 2022-2023: $6,272,487,700, 2023-2024: $6,338,219,700; appropriate to the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet: 2021-2022: $4,302,200, 2022-2023: $226,803,000, 2023-2024: $228,602,800; appropriate to the Energy and Environment Cabinet: 2021-2022: $7,288,800, 2022-2023: $286,829,000, 2023-2024: $293,691,700; appropriate to the Finance and Administration Cabinet: 2021-2022: $144,212,800, 2022-2023: $973,840,400, 2023-2024: $983,730,600; appropriate to the Health and Family Services Cabinet: 2021-2022: $829,642,400, 2022-2023: $19,075,453,600, 2023-2024: $19,366,023,400; appropriate to the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet: 2021-2022: $29,301,600, 2022-2023: $1,404,716,500, 2023-2024: $1,426,598,900; appropriate to the Labor Cabinet: 2021-2022: $4,206,200, 2022-2023: $566,497,600, 2023-2024: $546,164,200; appropriate to the Personnel Cabinet: 2021-2022: $857,800, 2022-2023: $160,656,600, 2023-2024: $156,161,800; appropriate to Postsecondary Education: 2021-2022: $1,067,800, 2022-2023: $11,925,169,400, 2023-2024: $16,130,308,100; appropriate to the Public Protection Cabinet: 2021-2022: $4,857,700, 2022-2023: $134,773,200, 2023-2024: $136,708,300; appropriate to the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet: 2021-2022: $25,708,200, 2022-2023: $306,414,300, 2023-2024: $322,190,100; not included in the appropriation amounts are capital project amounts as follows: 2021-2022: $4,739,000, 2022-2023: $12,585,526,731, 2023-2024: $905,877,600; detail Part II, Capital Projects Budget; detail Part III, General Provisions; detail Part IV, State Salary/Compensation, Benefit, and Employment Policy; detail Part V, Funds Transfer; detail Part VI, General Fund Budget Reduction Plan; detail Part VII, General Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan; detail Part VIII, Road Fund Budget Reduction Plan; detail Part IX, Road Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan; detail Part X, Phase I Tobacco Settlement; and detail Part XI, Executive Branch Budget Summary; APPROPRIATION.

KY SB83

SPORTS
PASSED

AN ACT relating to athletics.

Amend KRS 156.070 to require the Board of Education or agency designated by the Board of Education to manage interscholastic athletics to promulgate administrative regulations or bylaws requiring schools that participate in interscholastic athletics to designate all athletic teams, activities, and sports based upon the biological sex of the students eligible to participate; prohibit male students from participating in athletic teams, activities, and sports designated as "girls"; prohibit designated agencies from entertaining complaints or investigations of policies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to create a cause of action against a school that violates these provisions; require that an action be brought within two years; provide that the Act may be cited as the Save Women’s Sports Act.

LA HR158

HEALTHCARE
PASSED

Requests a study of gender-altering procedures for minors and the risks associated with such procedures

LA SB44

SPORTS
PASSED

Provides for the Fairness in Womens Sports Act relative to a school's ability to offer equal opportunities to each student to participate in team sporting events on an equal basis. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

PASSED

Vital records; limiting biological sex designation on certificate of birth to male or female; prohibiting nonbinary designation. Emergency.

OK SB2

SPORTS
PASSED

Student athletics; creating the Save Women's Sports Act; requiring certain athletic teams to be designated based on biological sex. Emergency.

OK SB615

BATHROOM
PASSED

Schools; requiring restrooms or changing areas to be used by individuals based on their sex; requiring certain accommodation. Emergency.

SC H4608

SPORTS
PASSED

Save Women's Sports Act

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

SD SB46

SPORTS
PASSED

Protect fairness in women's sports.

TN HB1895

SPORTS
PASSED

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, Chapter 6, relative to school sports.

As enacted, requires the commissioner of education to withhold a portion of the state education finance funds that an LEA is otherwise eligible to receive if the LEA fails or refuses to determine a student's gender, for purposes of participation in school sports, by the student's sex at the time of birth; exempts an LEA that fails or refuses to determine a student's gender, for purposes of participation in school sports, by the student's sex at the time of birth if the LEA's failure or refusal to do so is required by a court or other legally binding order. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

TN HB2316

SPORTS
PASSED

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, relative to participation in athletics.

As enacted, prohibits males from participating in public higher education sports that are designated for females. - Amends TCA Title 49.

TN SB1861

SPORTS
PASSED

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, Chapter 6, relative to school sports.

As enacted, requires the commissioner of education to withhold a portion of the state education finance funds that an LEA is otherwise eligible to receive if the LEA fails or refuses to determine a student's gender, for purposes of participation in school sports, by the student's sex at the time of birth; exempts an LEA that fails or refuses to determine a student's gender, for purposes of participation in school sports, by the student's sex at the time of birth if the LEA's failure or refusal to do so is required by a court or other legally binding order. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

TN SB2153

SPORTS
PASSED

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, relative to participation in athletics.

As enacted, prohibits males from participating in public higher education sports that are designated for females. - Amends TCA Title 49.

UT HB0011

SPORTS
PASSED

Student Eligibility in Interscholastic Activities

UT HB3001

SPORTS
PASSED

Sex-designated Interscholastic Athletics Indemnification

Vetoed bills

KS SB160

SPORTS
FAILED

Enacting the fairness in women's sports act to require that student athletic teams only include members who are of the same biological sex unless designated as coed.

KS SB55

SPORTS
FAILED

Creating the fairness in women's sports act to require that female student athletic teams only include members who are biologically female.

PA HB972

SPORTS
FAILED

Providing for sport activities in public institutions of higher education and public school entities to be expressly designated male, female or coed; and creating causes of action for harms suffered by designation.

An Act providing for sport activities in public institutions of higher education and public school entities to be expressly designated male, female or coed; and creating causes of action for harms suffered by designation.