Trans Legislation Tracker

MO SB868


Establishes the Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act prohibiting discussion of certain topics by school personnel

Selected quotes

No school official shall encourage a student to adopt a gender identity [...] If a student approaches a school official to express discomfort or confusion about such student's biological sex, the school official shall notify such student's parents of the discussion within forty-eight hours.

No school official shall use a pronoun to address a student that differs from such student's biological sex without the written permission of such student's parents.

No school may require a school official to use a pronoun that does not match a person's biological sex if doing so would be contrary to the school official's religious or moral convictions.

Legislative Session


2024 Regular Session


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2024-01-11Second Read and Referred S Education and Workforce Development Committee
2024-01-03S First Read