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GA SB438

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Georgia Public Schools; to operate or facilitate separate teams for members of each gender where selection for such teams is based upon competitive fairness or student safety; authorize

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 14 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to other educational programs under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to authorize Georgia public schools to operate or facilitate separate teams for members of each gender where selection for such teams is based upon competitive fairness or student safety; to repeal a grant of discretionary authority to athletic association executive oversight committees; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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"Gender" means a person's biological sex which shall be recognized solely based on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth. For purposes of this subsection, a statement of a student's biological sex on the student's official birth certificate shall be deemed to have correctly stated the student's biological sex at birth if the statement was included on such birth certificate at or near the time of the student's birth.

No local school system, public school, or participating private school in this state shall operate interscholastic athletics that permit a person whose gender is male but whose gender identity is female to participate in any interscholastic athletics that are designated for females.

No local school system, public school, or participating private school in this state shall operate interscholastic athletics that permit a person whose gender is male to use any multiple occupancy restroom or changing area designated for females in conjunction with any interscholastic athletics.

No local public school system, local public school, or participating private school in this state shall operate interscholastic athletics that permit a person whose gender is female to use any multiple occupancy restroom or changing area designated for males in conjunction with any interscholastic athletics.

Legislative Session

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2023-2024 Regular Session

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Calendar

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2024-02-2016:00Hearing307 CLOBSenate Education & Youth: Subcommittee

History

DateAction
2024-02-01Senate Read and Referred
2024-01-31Senate Hopper