Trans Legislation Tracker

Hawaii

We are tracking 11 anti-trans bills in Hawaii in 2024. The legislation impacts 5 categories:

EDUCATION

SPORTS

OTHER

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

HEALTHCARE

HI HB1715

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Relating To Parental Rights.

Establishes the Ohana Bill of Rights for parents and legal guardians of minor children to direct the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health of their minor child.

Each district school board shall, in consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators, develop and adopt a policy to promote parental involvement in the public school system. Such policy must include: [...] Procedures for a parent to learn about parental rights and responsibilities under general law, including the following: [...] The right to know if a child requests to change their gender markers, pronouns, or preferred name or to use accommodations, including locker rooms and bathrooms, that are not according to the child's biological sex;

HI HB1740

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relating To Sex-specific Student Athletic Teams.

Creates the requirement that the Department of Education designate sexspecific teams for the purpose of gender equality in school sports.

The department shall designate separate sex-specific athletic teams or sports within interscholastic, intercollegiate, intramural, and club athletic teams or sports, including sports teams sponsored by a public, primary, or secondary school, a public postsecondary institution, or any school or institution whose students or teams compete against a public school or public postsecondary institution. The teams shall be expressly designated as one of the following based on biological sex: (1) Males, men, or boys (2) Females, women, or girls; (3) Co-ed or mixed (b) Athletic teams or sports designated for females, women, or girls shall not be open to students of the male sex.

HI HB2603

OTHER
INTRODUCED

Relating To Family Court.

Amends provisions relating to criteria in family court determinations regarding custody and visitation rights. Clarifies that no court shall consider a parent's affirmation of their child's gender identity or expression in a custody determination.

In determining what constitutes the best interest of the child under this section, the court shall not consider whether a parent affirms their child's gender identity or expression that does not align with the sex assigned at birth.

HI HB2708

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relating To Protecting Women's Sports.

Creates the requirement that the Department of Education designate sexspecific teams for the purpose of gender equality in school sports.

The department shall designate separate sex-specific athletic teams or sports within interscholastic, intercollegiate, intramural, and club athletic teams or sports, including sports teams sponsored by a public, primary, or secondary school, a public postsecondary institution, or any school or institution whose students or teams compete against a public school or public postsecondary institution. The teams shall be expressly designated as one of the following based on biological sex: (1) Males, men, or boys; (2) Females, women, or girls; or (3) Co-ed or mixed. (b) Athletic teams or sports designated for females, women, or girls shall not be open to students of the male sex.

HI HB2731

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relating To Sex-based Athletic Competitions In Schools.

Requires the department of education to designate athletic sports teams based on the biological sex assigned to players at birth. Prevents males from participating in female sports.

The department shall require that all schools competing in interscholastic sports designate separate athletic teams based on biological sex. Athletic teams shall be designated as one of the following based on biological sex assigned at birth: (1) Male; (2) Female; or (3) Coed. (b) Athletic teams designated for females shall not be open to participation by males.

HI HB291

BIRTH CERTIFICATES
INTRODUCED

Relating To Certificates Of Birth.

Provides that a new certificate of birth issued by the State shall include a designation of the sex of the person born, based on the genitalia of the person. Authorizes amendments of designations of sex on certificates of birth, provided that the birth registrant is an adult, and new designation is based on the genitalia of the birth registrant, as confirmed by a physician or physician's assistant.

Certificates of birth; sex designation. Each new certificate of birth issued by the State after the effective date of this Act shall include a designation of the sex of the person born, based on the genitalia of the person."

HI HB508

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relating To Sex-specific Student Athletic Teams.

Creates the requirement of school sports to designate sex-specific teams for the purpose of gender equality.

Sex-specific athletic teams. (a) There is a requirement to designate separate sex-specific athletic teams or sports within interscholastic, intercollegiate, intramural, and club athletic teams or sports. These include sports teams sponsored by a public, primary or secondary school, a public postsecondary institution, or any school or institution whose students or teams compete against a public school or public postsecondary institution. These teams shall be expressly designated as one of the following based on biological sex: (1) Males, men, or boys; (2) Females, women, or girls; or (3) Coed or mixed. (b) Athletic teams or sports designated for females, women, or girls may not be open to students of the male sex.

HI HB509

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Relating To Parental Rights In Education.

Bans instruction related to sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools. Establishes new parental rights regarding health services and records. Establishes the parental right to sue and receive damages if schools fail to adhere to new provisions.

Classroom instruction by school personnel or third parties on sexual orientation or gender identity may not occur in kindergarten through grade three or in a manner that is not age appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students in accordance with state standards.

HI HB891

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Relating To Gender Transition Surgery.

Prohibits the performance of gender reassignment surgeries on minors. Establishes a Class A felony for those who perform gender reassignment surgeries on minors.

Unlawful gender reassignment / gender transition surgery is a Class A Felony. The individual performing the surgery shall be solely liable under this section.

HI SB1428

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Relating To Parental Rights In Education.

Bans instruction related to sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools. Establishes new parental rights regarding health services and records. Establishes the parental right to sue and receive damages if schools fail to adhere to new provisions.

Classroom instruction by school personnel or third parties on sexual orientation or gender identity may not occur in kindergarten through grade three or in a manner that is not age appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students in accordance with state standards.

HI SB1429

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relating To Sex-specific Student Athletic Teams.

Creates the requirement of school sports to designate sexspecific teams for the purpose of gender equality.

Sex-specific athletic teams. (a) There is a requirement to designate separate sex-specific athletic teams or sports within interscholastic, intercollegiate, intramural, and club athletic teams or sports. These include sports teams sponsored by a public, primary or secondary school, a public postsecondary institution, or any school or institution whose students or teams compete against a public school or public postsecondary institution. These teams shall be expressly designated as one of the following based on biological sex: (1) Males, men, or boys; (2) Females, women, or girls; or (3) Coed or mixed. (b) Athletic teams or sports designated for females, women, or girls may not be open to students of the male sex.