Trans Legislation Tracker

Louisiana

We are tracking 4 anti-trans bills in Louisiana in 2024. The legislation impacts 3 categories:

EDUCATION

CIVIL RIGHTS

OTHER

LA HB121

EDUCATION
ENGROSSED

Provides relative to the use of certain names and pronouns for students

An employee shall use the name [...] for a student that is listed on the student's birth certificate unless the student's parent provides written permission to do otherwise.

LA HB122

EDUCATION
ENGROSSED

Provides relative to discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools

Sexual orientation, gender identity; prohibited instruction, discussion. No teacher, school employee, or other presenter at a school shall engage in the following discussions with students in grades kindergarten through twelve: (1) Covering the topics of sexual orientation or gender identity in any classroom discussion or instruction in a manner that deviates from state content standards or curricula developed or approved by public school governing authorities. (2) Covering the topics of sexual orientation or gender identity during any extracurricular academic, athletic, or social activity under the jurisdiction of the school or public school governing authority. (3) Discussing his own sexual orientation or gender identity.

LA HB608

CIVIL RIGHTS
PASSED - PENDING GOVERNOR SIGNATURE

Creates the Women's Safety and Protection Act (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

No governmental agency [...] shall prohibit distinctions between the sexes with respect to athletics, correctional facilities, juvenile detention facilities, domestic violence shelters, or other accommodation

LA SB5

OTHER
INTRODUCED

Requires fiduciaries for public retirement systems to make investment decisions based solely on financial factors. (8/1/24) (OR SEE ACTUARIAL NOTE APV)

A fiduciary may reasonably be determined to have taken an action, or considered a factor, with a purpose to further social, political, or ideological interests based upon evidence indicating such a purpose, including but not limited to any fiduciary commitment to further, through portfolio company engagement, board or shareholder votes, or otherwise as a fiduciary, any of the following beyond what controlling federal or state law requires: [...] Access to abortion, sex or gender change or transgender surgery.