Trans Legislation Tracker

Idaho

We are tracking 13 anti-trans bills in Idaho in 2024. The legislation impacts 5 categories:

HEALTHCARE

CIVIL RIGHTS

BATHROOM

EDUCATION

OTHER

ID H0419

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Amends existing law to require certain federal waivers for continued Medicaid Expansion eligibility.

MEDICAID -- Amends existing law to require certain federal waivers for continued Medicaid Expansion eligibility.

No funds shall be used to fulfill any gender reassignment procedures, including treatments and surgery for any resident over eighteen (18) years of age. Should a court impose the requirements of gender reassignment for medicaid participants, it shall be considered a violation of the conditions of the state plan.

ID H0421

CIVIL RIGHTS
ENGROSSED

Amends existing law to define terms and to revise definitions regarding “sex” and “gender.”

INDIVIDUAL'S SEX -- Amends existing law to define terms and to revise definitions regarding “sex” and “gender.”

In human beings, there are two, and only two, sexes: male and female; (2) Every individual is either male or female; (3) An individual's sex can be observed or clinically verified at or before birth;

ID H0455

BATHROOM
ENGROSSED

Amends existing law to make codifier's corrections.

CODIFIER'S CORRECTIONS -- Amends existing law to make codifier's corrections.

Requiring students to share restrooms and changing facilities with members of the opposite biological sex generates potential embarrassment, shame, and psychological injury to students, as well as increasing the likelihood of sexual assault, molestation, rape, voyeurism, and exhibitionism;

ID H0520

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to prohibit the use of public funds for gender transition procedures.

NO PUBLIC FUNDS FOR GENDER TRANSITION -- Adds to existing law to prohibit the use of public funds for gender transition procedures.

USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR GENDER TRANSITION PROCEDURES PROHIBITED. (1) Public funds shall not be used, granted, paid, or distributed to any entity, organization, or individual for the provision or subsidy of any surgical operation or medical intervention [...] for purposes of altering the appearance of an individual in order to affirm the individual's perception of the individual's sex in a way that is inconsistent with the individual's biological sex regardless of whether the surgical operation or medical intervention is administered to a minor or an adult

ID H0538

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to prohibit governmental entities in the State of Idaho from compelling employees and students to use certain titles and pronouns.

CIVIL RIGHTS -- Adds to existing law to prohibit governmental entities in the State of Idaho from compelling employees and students to use certain titles and pronouns.

A government employee, regardless of the scope of such employee's official duties, shall not be subject to adverse employment action for declining to: (a) Identify such employee's pronouns while acting within the scope of employment; or (b) Address a person using a name other than the person's legal name or a derivative thereof, or by a preferred personal title or pronoun that is inconsistent with the person's sex.

ID H0560

OTHER
INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to provide for equality in financial services.

EQUALITY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES -- Adds to existing law to provide for equality in financial services.

"Discriminate in the provision of financial services" means utilizing a social credit score to directly or indirectly decline to provide full and equal enjoyment in the provision of financial services. [...] "Social credit score" means any analysis, rating, scoring, list, or tabulation that evaluates [...] (iv) Any person's failure or refusal to conduct any type of racial, diversity, or gender audit or disclosure or to provide any sort of quota, preference, or benefit based, in whole or in part, on race, diversity, or gender;[...] (v) Any person's failure or refusal to facilitate or assist employees in obtaining abortions or gender reassignment services

ID H0567

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Amends existing law to prohibit instruction on human sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender identity prior to grade 5.

EDUCATION -- Amends existing law to prohibit instruction on human sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender identity prior to grade 5.

Planned instruction by school personnel or third parties on human sexuality, sexual orientation, or gender identity shall not occur prior to grade 5.

ID H0668

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to prohibit the use of public funds for gender transition procedures.

NO PUBLIC FUNDS FOR GENDER TRANSITION -- Adds to existing law to prohibit the use of public funds for gender transition procedures.

Public funds shall not be used, granted, paid, or distributed to any entity, organization, or individual for the provision or subsidy of any surgical operation or medical intervention [...] for purposes of altering the appearance of an individual in order to affirm the individual's perception of the individual's sex in a way that is inconsistent with the individual's biological sex regardless of whether the surgical operation or medical intervention is administered to a minor or an adult

INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to provide for equality in financial services.

EQUALITY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES -- Adds to existing law to provide for equality in financial services.

A. A financial institution may not: 1. Discriminate in providing financial services to a person. [...] E. For the purposes of this section: 1. "Discriminate in providing financial services" means using a social credit score to either directly or indirectly decline to provide full and equal enjoyment in the provision of financial services, including refusing to provide, terminating or restricting financial services. [...] 5. "Social credit score": (a) means any analysis, rating, scoring, list or tabulation that evaluates any of the following: [...] (iv) a person's failure or refusal to conduct any type of racial, diversity or gender audit or disclosure or to provide a quota, preference or benefit based, in whole or in part, on race, diversity or gender. (v) a person's failure or refusal to facilitate or assist employees in obtaining abortions or gender reassignment services.

INTRODUCED

States findings of the Legislature and recognizes Mother's Day through Father's Day as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges facing traditional families and the alarming rate at which the traditional American family is declining.

TRADITIONAL FAMILY VALUES MONTH -- States findings of the Legislature and recognizes Mother's Day through Father's Day as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges facing traditional families and the alarming rate at which the traditional American family is declining.

According to Reverend D. Paul Sullins, Ph.D., "The proliferation of alternative family forms over the past fifty years were a social experiment in parenting arrangements, there would now be more than enough evidence to conclude that it was a failure. [...] Research demonstrates children who grow up in families with traditional values and gender roles are more likely to have traditional values and gender role expectations themselves.

ID S1242

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to prohibit institutions of higher education from requiring diversity statements as a condition of employment or admissions.

HIGHER EDUCATION -- Adds to existing law to prohibit institutions of higher education from requiring diversity statements as a condition of employment or admissions.

No public postsecondary educational institution in the state of Idaho shall require or solicit a diversity statement as part of an admissions process, employment application process, hiring process, contract renewal process, or promotion process or as a condition of participation in any administrative or decision-making function of the institution. (2) "Diversity statement" means any written or oral statement discussing: [...] (c) The applicant's or candidate's views on or experience with the race, sex, color, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation of students and coworkers;

ID S1357

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to establish the Higher Education Fairness Act to prohibit diversity, equity, and inclusion positions, diversity training, and political loyalty tests in higher education.

EDUCATION -- Adds to existing law to establish the Higher Education Fairness Act to prohibit diversity, equity, and inclusion positions, diversity training, and political loyalty tests in higher education.

The university of Idaho and any private institution of higher education in the state of Idaho shall not expend funds appropriated by the Idaho legislature to establish, sustain, support, or staff a diversity, equity, and inclusion office or to contract, employ, engage, or hire an individual to serve as a diversity, equity, and inclusion officer. Any other institution of higher education shall not otherwise expend any funds derived from any funds appropriated by the Idaho legislature or any bequests, charges, deposits, donations, endowments, fees, grants, gifts, income, receipts, tuition, or any other source.

ID S1362

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to allow public schools to display only certain flags and banners on school property, and prohibiting schools from displaying certain flags and banners.

EDUCATION -- Adds to existing law to allow public schools to display only certain flags and banners on school property, and prohibiting schools from displaying certain flags and banners.

No flags or banners shall be displayed by a public elementary school or public secondary school that represent a [...] sexual orientation, gender, or a political ideology.