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ID H0421


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.”

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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;

There is increasing confusion about the definition of sex as a bio23 logical truth and its relationship to concepts and terms, including but not limited to gender, gender identity, gender role, gender expression, and experienced gender; (7) Confusion and ambiguities surrounding the definitions of sex, male, female, and related terms can hinder individual efforts to enjoy equal treatment under the law;

(9) With respect to the two sexes, separate facilities, housing or sleeping arrangements, or sports teams, programs, or leagues established because of or organized according to physical differences between the sexes does not constitute unequal treatment under the law;

(a) "Boy" means a minor human male. (b) "Father" means a male parent. (c) "Female" means an individual who has, had, will have, or, but for a developmental or genetic anomaly or historical accident, would have the reproductive system that at some point produces, transports, and utilizes eggs for fertilization. (d) "Gender," when used to refer to males, females, or the natural differences between males and females, shall be considered a synonym for "sex" and shall not be considered a synonym for gender identity, an internal sense of gender, experienced gender, gender expression, or gender role. This definition shall not apply when the term "gender" is used in conjunction with other words or as an adjective to modify other words. (e) "Girl" means a minor human female.

Legislative Session


2024 Regular Session


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2024-03-2908:00HearingRoom WW55Senate State Affairs Committee
2024-01-3109:00HearingRoom EW40House State Affairs Committee


2024-04-10Reported Signed by Governor on April 9, 2024 Session Law Chapter 322 Effective: 07/01/2024
2024-04-03Delivered to Governor at 11:15 a.m. on April 3, 2024
2024-04-03Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor
2024-04-03Signed by President; returned to House
2024-04-03Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker
2024-04-02Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate
2024-04-02Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling
2024-04-02to House
2024-04-02Title apvd
2024-04-02Read in full as required) -- PASSED 26-8-1
2024-04-02Rules Suspended (2/3 Vote
2024-04-02Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
2024-02-08Introduced, read first time; referred to: State Affairs
2024-02-08Received from the House passed; filed for first reading
2024-02-07to Senate
2024-02-07Title apvd
2024-02-07Read Third Time in Full -- PASSED 54-14-2
2024-02-06U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
2024-02-05U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
2024-02-02U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, February 5, 2024
2024-02-01Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
2024-01-31Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading
2024-01-29Referred to State Affairs
2024-01-29Reported out of Committee, Returned to the Desk for re-referral
2024-01-24Reported Printed and Referred to Judiciary, Rules & Administration
2024-01-23Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing