Trans Legislation Tracker

Kansas

We are tracking 16 anti-trans bills in Kansas in 2024. The legislation impacts 4 categories:

HEALTHCARE

OTHER

EDUCATION

PERFORMANCE

KS HB2263

HEALTHCARE
ENGROSSED

Authorizing pharmacy technicians to administer certain vaccines, creating a civil cause of action against a physician and requiring revocation of a physician's license who performs a childhood gender reassignment service.

Creating a civil cause of action against a physician who performs childhood gender reassignment service; requiring revocation of a physician's license if such physician performs childhood gender reassignment service; [...] "Childhood gender reassignment service" means performing, or causing to be performed, acts including, but not limited to, any of the following performed upon a child under 18 years of age for the purpose of attempting to affirm the child's perception of the child's sex or gender, if that perception is inconsistent with the child's sex: [...] (D) prescribing, dispensing, administering or otherwise supplying the following medications: (i) Puberty-blocking medication to delay, hinder, stop or reverse normal puberty; (ii) supraphysiologic doses of testosterone to females; or (iii) supraphysiologic doses of estrogen to males;

KS HB2404

OTHER
INTRODUCED

Enacting the Kansas protection of pensions and businesses against ideological interference act, relating to ideological boycotts involving environmental, social or governance standards, requiring KPERS to divest from and prohibiting state contracts or the deposit of state moneys with entities engaged in such boycotts as determined by the state treasurer and prohibiting discriminatory practices in the financial services industry based on such boycotts.

KS HB2427

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Requiring school districts to provide separate accommodations for students of each biological sex on overnight school sponsored trips.

ENGROSSED

Enacting the Kansas public investments and contracts protection act concerning environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, prohibiting the state and political subdivisions from giving preferential treatment to or discriminating against companies based on such ESG criteria in procuring or letting contracts, requiring KPERS fiduciaries to act solely in the financial interest of the participants and beneficiaries of the system, restricting state agencies from adopting ESG criteria or requiring any person or business to operate in accordance with such criteria and providing for enforcement of such act by the attorney general.

KS HB2791

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Enacting the forbidding abuse child transitions act, restricting use of state funds to promote gender transitioning, prohibiting healthcare professionals from treating children whose gender identity is inconsistent with the child's sex, authorizing a civil cause of action against healthcare professionals for providing such treatments, authorizing professional discipline against a physician who performs such treatment, prohibiting professional liability insurance from covering damages for healthcare providers that provide gender transition treatment to children and adding violation of the act to the definition of unprofessional conduct for physicians and nurses.

A recipient of state funds shall not use such funds to provide or subsidize medication or surgery as a treatment for a child's perception of gender or sex that is inconsistent with such child's sex.

KS HB2792

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Prohibiting gender transition surgery on minors, authorizing professional discipline against a physician who performs such surgeries and adopting a standard of care for gender transition care services.

KS SB12

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Enacting the Kansas child mutilation prevention act to criminalize performing gender reassignment surgery or prescription of hormone replacement therapy on certain persons and providing grounds for unprofessional conduct for healing arts licensees.

Unlawful gender reassignment service is knowingly performing, or causing to be performed, any of the following upon a person under 21 years of age for the purpose of attempting to change or affirm the person's perception of the person's sex, if that perception is inconsistent with the person's sex.

KS SB149

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

Expanding the crime of promoting obscenity to minors to include drag performances.

Expanding the crime of promoting obscenity to minors to include drag performances [...] "drag performance" means a performance in which one or more performers [...] exhibits a gender identity that is different from the performer's gender assigned at birth using clothing, makeup or other accessories [...] and (B) sings, lip-synchs, dances or otherwise performs before an audience of at least two persons for entertainment.

KS SB201

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

Prohibiting the expenditure of state moneys for the production or performance of drag shows for which minors are the primary audience.

KS SB207

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Requiring policies for and establishing restrictions on school districts with regard to the use of an individual's pronouns if such pronouns differ from the individual's biological sex.

INTRODUCED

Enacting the Kansas protection of pensions and businesses against ideological interference act, relating to ideological boycotts involving environmental, social or governance standards, requiring KPERS to divest from and prohibiting state contracts or the deposit of state moneys with entities engaged in such boycotts as determined by the state treasurer and prohibiting discriminatory practices in the financial services industry based on such boycotts.

KS SB233

HEALTHCARE
ENGROSSED

Creating a civil cause of action against a physician who performs childhood gender reassignment service and requiring revocation of a physician's license who performs childhood gender reassignment service.

KS SB255

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Requiring school districts to provide separate accommodations for students of each biological sex on overnight school sponsored trips.

ENGROSSED

Enacting the Kansas public investments and contracts protection act concerning environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, prohibiting the state and political subdivisions from giving preferential treatment to or discriminating against companies based on such ESG criteria in procuring or letting contracts, requiring KPERS fiduciaries to act solely in the financial interest of the participants and beneficiaries of the system, restricting state agencies from adopting ESG criteria or requiring any person or business to operate in accordance with such criteria, directing registered investment advisers to provide ESG criteria notice to clients and providing for enforcement of such act by the attorney general.

KS SB353

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Creating a civil cause of action against a physician who performs childhood gender reassignment service and requiring revocation of a physician's license who performs childhood gender reassignment service.

An individual who had a childhood gender reassignment service performed on such individual as a child may bring a civil cause of action against the physician who performed the childhood gender reassignment service

KS SB512

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Prohibiting insurance companies from using environmental, social and governance criteria in the process of writing contracts of insurance, indemnity or suretyship, authorizing the attorney general or the county attorney or district attorney where a violation occurred to enforce such prohibition and providing a civil penalty for violations thereof.

An insurance company shall not use environmental, social and governance criteria to give preferential treatment to or to discriminate against a company or person as it relates to the availability and costs of contracts of insurance, indemnity or suretyship. [...] "Environmental, social and governance criteria" means any criterion that gives preferential treatment or discriminates based on whether a company meets or fails to meet one or more of the following criteria: [...] (H) facilitating or assisting or not facilitating or assisting employees in obtaining abortions or gender reassignment services;