Trans Legislation Tracker

Iowa

We are tracking 28 anti-trans bills in Iowa in 2024. The legislation impacts 9 categories:

EDUCATION

OTHER

CIVIL RIGHTS

BATHROOM

MARRIAGE

HEALTHCARE

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

PERFORMANCE

INCARCERATION

IA HF180

EDUCATION
PRE-FILED

A bill for an act relating to parental and guardian consent and information regarding the gender identity of students enrolled in a school district or charter school.(Formerly HF 9.)

IA HF190

OTHER
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to gender under the Iowa civil rights Act.

IA HF2068

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act modifying provisions related to the social studies curriculum provided to students enrolled in school districts in grades nine through twelve.

Modifying [...] social studies curriculum provided to students enrolled in school districts in grades nine through twelve [to include] the affirmative argument for prohibiting transgender drugs and surgeries for minors.

INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to gender identity and disability under the Iowa civil rights Act.

IA HF2139

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act prohibiting school districts and charter schools from taking disciplinary action against employees, contractors, or students for the use of legal names or for the failure to use personal pronouns in official communications, and providing civil penalties.(See HF 2396.)

IA HF2396

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act prohibiting school districts and charter schools from taking disciplinary action against employees, contractors, or students for the use of legal names, the use of student names as listed in school registration forms or records, or for the failure to use personal pronouns in official communications, and providing civil penalties.(Formerly HF 2139.)

Prohibit school districts and charter schools from taking disciplinary action against employees, contractors, or students for the use of legal names, the use of student names as listed in school, registration, forms or records, or for the failure to use personal pronouns in official communications.

IA HF2558

EDUCATION
ENGROSSED

A bill for an act relating to higher education, including by modifying the responsibilities of private institutions of higher education, community colleges, the state board of regents, and institutions of higher education governed by the state board of regents, modifying provisions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion policies, tuition, and administrator hiring at state universities, membership of the state board of regents, and student-employer work and tuition programs at state universities and community colleges, and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 2327.)

Direct the institutions of higher education under its control to structure university-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion offices to eliminate any diversity, equity, and inclusion function [and] take reasonable steps to assure all of the following: a. That an employee, student, applicant, or campus visitor is not required to submit a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, or be evaluated based on participation in a diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative

INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to the terms gender and sex, including a person's sex designation listed on government documents.

IA HF325

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to gender identity and sex under the Iowa civil rights Act.

IA HF348

EDUCATION
ENGROSSED

A bill for an act prohibiting instruction related to gender identity and sexual orientation in school districts and charter schools in kindergarten through grade six. (Formerly HF 8.)

A school district shall not provide any program, curriculum, material, test, survey, questionnaire, activity, announcement, promotion, or instruction of any kind relating to gender identity or sexual orientation to students in kindergarten through grade six.

IA HF482

BATHROOM
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act prohibiting persons from entering single and multiple occupancy toilet facilities in elementary and secondary schools that do not correspond with the person's biological sex.

IA HF508

MARRIAGE
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act protecting religious liberty and state sovereignty relating to marriage.

IA HF616

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act prohibiting institutions of higher learning governed by the state board of regents from expending moneys to fund diversity, equity, and inclusion offices or to hire individuals to serve as diversity, equity, and inclusion officers, creating a private cause of action, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 218.)

IA HF620

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act prohibiting school districts and charter schools from taking disciplinary action against employees, contractors, or students for the use of legal names or for the failure to use personal pronouns in official communications, and providing civil penalties.(Formerly HF 367.)

IA HF622

BATHROOM
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act permitting public schools to designate and allow the use of restrooms and changing facilities only by persons of the same biological sex, and providing a private cause of action.(Formerly HSB 208.)

IA HF623

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to prohibited activities regarding gender transition procedures relative to minors, and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 214.)

INTRODUCED

A bill for an act concerning public contracts by public funds with companies that boycott certain companies or that engage in nonpecuniary social investment policies.(Formerly HF 2.)

IA HJR8

MARRIAGE
INTRODUCED

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to marriage.

Marriage. In accordance with the laws of nature and nature’s God, the state of Iowa recognizes the definition of marriage to be the solemnized union between one human biological male and one human biological female.

IA HSB222

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to children and students, including establishing a parent's or guardian's right to make decisions affecting the parent's or guardian's child, modifying provisions related to student health screenings and the curriculum in school districts, accredited nonpublic schools, and charter schools, other duties of school districts, competent private instruction, and special education, making appropriations, and providing civil penalties.

IA HSB649

BIRTH CERTIFICATES
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to the term sex and related terms for purposes of statutory construction, including an indication of a person's sex on certain vital records and on certain applications and identification cards.(See HF 2389.)

Pursuant to section 4.1A, a new certificate of birth [...] following a change in sex designation, shall include a designation of the sex of the person, as male or female, both at the time of birth and at the time the new certificate of birth is established.

IA SF110

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to gender-transition procedures, and including effective date provisions.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, to the contrary, any medical practitioner that performs any gender-transition procedure on an individual in the state, shall be in eligible to receive any funding from the department of health and human services.

IA SF129

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to actions relative to treatment or intervention regarding the discordance between a minor's sex and gender identity, and providing civil penalties.

It shall be unlawful for a medical professional, to engage in any of the following practices upon a minor [...] Administering or supplying [...] puberty-blocking medication to stop or delay normal puberty.

IA SF159

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to education, including modifying the responsibilities of the state board of education and school districts, prohibiting instruction related to gender identity or sexual orientation in school districts and charter schools in kindergarten through grade eight, modifying provisions associated with the human growth and development instruction and health screenings provided in school districts, charter schools, and innovation zone schools, and providing civil penalties.

IA SF2055

BATHROOM
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act prohibiting persons from entering single and multiple occupancy restrooms or changing areas and other facilities in public accommodations that do not correspond with the person's biological sex, and including effective date provisions.

IA SF2176

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to obscenity, including the exposure of a minor to an obscene performance and admittance of a minor to a premises with obscene performances, establishing a private civil cause of action, and providing penalties.

IA SF2263

INCARCERATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to the privacy and safety of inmates of a correctional facility, establishing a private cause of action, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly SSB 3084.)

The correctional facility shall ensure that all restrooms and changing rooms provide users with privacy from members of the opposite sex. [...] Each sleeping quarter within a correctional facility that is designated for the use of incarcerated individuals and that is accessible by multiple individuals at the same time shall be designated for use only by members of one sex.

IA SF348

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to minors present at drag shows, and providing penalties.

IA SF83

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

A bill for an act relating to instruction relating to gender identity in the curriculum provided to students enrolled in kindergarten through grade eight in school districts, accredited nonpublic schools, and charter schools and creating a private cause of action.