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MS HB176

EDUCATIONINTRODUCED

Gender dysphoria; require school personnel to notify parents of student who request to be referred to as different gender or nonhuman.

An Act To Require School Administrators, Teachers, Counselors Or Other Personnel Of The School To Provide Written Notification To The Parent Or Legal Guardian Of Any Student Identifying At School As A Gender Or Pronoun That Does Not Align With The Child's Sex On Their Birth Certificate, Other Official Records, Sex Assigned At Birth, Or Identifying As An Animal Species, Extraterrestrial Being Or Inanimate Object, Or Using Sex-segregated School Programs And Activities Or School Facilities That Do Not Align With The Child's Sex Assignment At Birth, Within Three Days Of Becoming Aware Of Such Conduct Or Request By The Affected Student; To Provide That No School Personnel Shall Be Disciplined Or Suffer Any Unlawful Reprisal For Refusing To Acknowledge A Student By A Preferred Gender, Pronoun, Animal Species, Extraterrestrial Being Or Inanimate Object That Is Inconsistent With The Child's Sex Assignment At Birth; To Prescribe The Legislative Intent; And For Related Purposes.

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Both parents [...] or legal guardian of a student enrolled in a public school shall be notified in writing within three (3) days from the date any school administrator, teacher, counselor or other personnel of the school becomes aware that their child is doing either of the following: (i) Identifying at school as a gender or pronoun that does not align with the child's sex on their birth certificate, other official records, sex assigned at birth, or identifying as an animal species, extraterrestrial being or inanimate object; or (ii) Using sex-segregated school programs and activities, including athletic teams and competitions, or using facilities that do not align with the child's sex on their birth certificate, other official records or sex assigned at birth.

Legislative Session

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2024 Regular Session

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History

DateAction
2024-01-17Referred To Education