Trans Legislation Tracker

Minnesota

We are tracking 20 anti-trans bills in Minnesota in 2024. The legislation impacts 6 categories:

SPORTS

PERFORMANCE

EDUCATION

HEALTHCARE

CIVIL RIGHTS

BATHROOM

MN HF1086

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Education; participation in athletic teams provided.

MN HF1903

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

Drag performances classified as adult entertainment, and location restrictions of an adult entertainment establishment expanded.

"adult entertainment establishment" means a business that is open only to adults and that presents: (i) live performances that are distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on the depiction of sexual conduct or nudity; or (ii) live drag performances

MN HF3022

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Student welfare and parental awareness in education provided.

MN HF3264

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Criminal penalties provided for health care practitioners who perform or cause to be performed specified practices on a minor under certain conditions.

A health care practitioner who performs any of the following practices upon a minor, or who causes such practices to be performed upon a minor, for the purpose of attempting to change the minor's sex or for the purpose of affirming the minor's perception of the minor's sex if that perception is inconsistent with the minor's sex, commits a felony in the first degree: [...] (b) administering, prescribing, or supplying [...] (1) puberty-blocking medication, which stops or delays normal puberty; (2) supraphysiologic doses of testosterone, to females; or (3) supraphysiologic doses of estrogen, to males;

MN HF3926

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Minnesota Human Rights Act changes made.

Religious or fraternal organization. The provisions of section 363A.08 [Minnesota Human Rights Act] shall not apply to a religious or fraternal corporation, association, or society, with respect to qualifications based on religion or, sexual orientation, or gender identity when religion or, sexual orientation, or gender identity shall be a bona fide occupational qualification for employment.

MN HF4503

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Eligible institution requirements modified for postsecondary enrollment options.

Modifying requirements for eligible institutions for postsecondary enrollment options [removes the following text:] An eligible institution must not require a faith statement from a secondary student seeking to enroll in a postsecondary course under this section during the application process or base any part of the admission decision on a student's race, creed, ethnicity, disability, gender, or sexual orientation or religious beliefs or affiliations.

MN HF5128

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Minnesota Women's Bill of Rights created, and terms of all statutes and rules defined.

The Minnesota Women's Bill of Rights applies wherever the state or an instrumentality of the state classifies people on the basis of sex or otherwise defines people as being female or male, women or men, girls or boys, and the definitions contained in this section apply. [...] (b) Because the state has an important interest in preventing unjust discrimination and in maintaining safety, privacy, and fairness, the state may provide separate single-sex environments for males and females where the sexes are not similarly situated, particularly with respect to biology, including but not limited to athletics, living facilities, locker rooms, bathrooms, domestic violence shelters, and rape crisis centers without running afoul of antidiscrimination mandates. (c) Wherever the state provides separate single-sex environments for males and females, the definitions established in this section must apply.

MN HF5484

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Intellectual Freedom Protection Act regulating public postsecondary institutions created, private right of action created and enforcement by attorney general provided.

If a public postsecondary institution receives a pledge or statement [...] including a pledge or statement regarding diversity, equity, inclusion [...] or related topics, it may not grant or deny admission or benefits to a student, or hiring, reappointment, or promotion to a faculty member, on the basis of the viewpoints expressed in the pledge or statement.

MN HF551

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Female sports team participation restricted to female sex.

MN SF3032

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Parental Rights Awareness Act

MN SF311

BATHROOM
INTRODUCED

Student physical privacy establishment

MN SF3272

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Gender dysphoria treatments for minors prohibition

All licensed or regulated health care providers are prohibited from the following when treating gender dysphoria in minors: (1) performing or assisting with sex reassignment surgery or any other surgical procedures that alters primary or secondary sexual characteristics; and (2) prescribing, dispensing, or administering puberty blocking hormones or hormone antagonist therapies.

MN SF3280

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

PROM (Protect Reproductive Organs of Minors) Act

A health care practitioner who performs any of the following practices upon a minor, or who causes such practices to be performed upon a minor, for the purpose of attempting to change the minor's sex or for the purpose of affirming the minor's perception of the minor's sex if that perception is inconsistent with the minor's sex, commits a felony in the first degree: [...] (b) administering, prescribing, or supplying [...] (1) puberty-blocking medication, which stops or delays normal puberty; (2) supraphysiologic doses of testosterone, to females; or (3) supraphysiologic doses of estrogen, to males;

MN SF3848

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Minnesota Human Rights Act modification

Religious or fraternal organization. The provisions of section 363A.08 [Minnesota Human Rights Act] shall not apply to a religious or fraternal corporation, association, or society, with respect to qualifications based on religion or, sexual orientation, or gender identity when religion or, sexual orientation, or gender identity shall be a bona fide occupational qualification for employment.

MN SF4017

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Interscholastic athletic team designation based on the sex of the participants; certain health care providers prohibited from engaging in conduct relating to gender reassignment surgery and gender transitions; medical assistance coverage for gender transition services for minors prohibition; limitations on custody and parenting time based on denial of gender transition services probation; Intercollegiate athletic team designation based on the sex of the participants

PROHIBITIONS ON GENDER REASSIGNMENT SURGERY AND CERTAIN PRESCRIPTIONS FOR MINOR INDIVIDUALS [...] A physician must not knowingly do any of the following: (1) perform gender reassignment surgery on a minor individual; (2) prescribe a cross-sex hormone or puberty-blocking drug for a minor individual for the purpose of assisting the minor individual with gender transition; and (3) engage in conduct that aids or abets in the practices described in clause (1) or (2)

MN SF4616

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Postsecondary enrollment options eligible institutions requirements modifications

Modifying requirements for eligible institutions for postsecondary enrollment options [removes the following text:] An eligible institution must not require a faith statement from a secondary student seeking to enroll in a postsecondary course under this section during the application process or base any part of the admission decision on a student's race, creed, ethnicity, disability, gender, or sexual orientation or religious beliefs or affiliations.

MN SF5144

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Biological definition of male and female establishment

"Gender" has the meaning given to sex in subdivision 15, when used alone to refer to males, females, or the natural differences between males and females. Gender is not considered a synonym or shorthand expression for gender identity, experienced gender, gender expression, or gender role. This definition does not apply when the term is used in conjunction with other words or as an adjective to modify other words, or when context or explicit definition in existing state law, administrative rules, or guidelines of a governmental entity indicates otherwise. Gender is not synonymous with gender identity.

MN SF5466

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Minnesota Women's Bill of Rights

The Minnesota Women's Bill of Rights applies wherever the state or an instrumentality of the state classifies people on the basis of sex or otherwise defines people as being female or male, women or men, girls or boys, and the definitions contained in this section apply.

MN SF724

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Participation in athletic teams provision

MN SF933

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

Drag performances as adult entertainment classification; location restrictions on adult entertainment establishment

"adult entertainment establishment" means a business that is open only to adults and that presents: (i) live performances that are distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on the depiction of sexual conduct or nudity; or (ii) live drag performances