Trans Legislation Tracker

Indiana

We are tracking 2 anti-trans bills in Indiana in 2024. The legislation impacts 2 categories:

CIVIL RIGHTS

INCARCERATION

IN HB1291

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Gender based terms.

Gender based terms. Defines specific terms for purposes of certain statutes that concern sex discrimination and benefits and services that are designated based upon sex. Provides exceptions. Replaces the term "gender" with the phrase "biological sex" in certain statutes in which the term is used to describe the condition of being physically male or female.

The following definitions apply to the construction of all Indiana statutes concerning sex discrimination and benefits or services that are designated based upon sex: (1) "Boy" means a male person less than eighteen (18) years of age. (2) "Father" means a male parent of a child. (3) "Female"means a person with a reproductive system that but for a medically verifiable genetic disorder of se development, at some point produces ova (4) "Girl" means a female person less than eighteen(18) year of age (5) "Male" means a person with a reproductive system that but for a medically verifiable genetic disorder of se development, at some point produces sperm for fertilization of ova (6) "Man" means a male person at least eighteen (18) years of age. [...] (8) "Mother" means a female parent of a child. [...] (10) "Woman" means a female person at least eighteen (18) years of age.

IN HB1406

INCARCERATION
INTRODUCED

Assignment of offenders based on biological sex.

Assignment of offenders based on biological sex. Provides that the department of correction shall assign an offender, including a delinquent offender, to a facility or program that is based on the offender's biological sex at birth in accordance with the offender's genetics and reproductive biology.

The department shall assign an offender to a facility or program that is based on the offender's biological sex at birth in accordance with the offender's genetics and reproductive biology.