Trans Legislation Tracker

New Hampshire

We are tracking 15 anti-trans bills in New Hampshire in 2024. The legislation impacts 6 categories:

EDUCATION

SPORTS

HEALTHCARE

CIVIL RIGHTS

OTHER

BATHROOM

NH HB1185

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Relative to sexual education instruction.

Sexual education shall not include any instruction or provision of materials via computer, books, e-books, book apps, magazines, performances, role-playing, and any other materials used in providing instruction in the classrooms or on display on any school properties in the K-12 school environment, on the topic of gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and identity, or any other life-style. Any infraction of this section shall incur disciplinary action from the state licensing board for a first offense, termination of employment in the school system for a second offense.

NH HB1205

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relative to women's school sports.

“Female” means an individual whose biological sex determined at birth is female. As used in this section, “women” or “girls” refers to biological females. (e) “Male” means an individual whose biological sex determined at birth is male. As used in this section, “men” or “boys” refers to biological males.

NH HB1312

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Requiring parental notification of student health or well-being and certain curricula by school districts.

Require school districts to adopt a policy [...] to require the school district or classroom teacher to provide parents and legal guardians not less than 2 weeks advance notice of any curriculum course material used for instruction or program of human sexuality, human sexual education, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression.

NH HB1356

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Relative to the use of children's names and pronouns by public school employees.

An employee or contractor shall not: (a) Use a name to address or refer to a student that does not match the name listed on the student's birth certificate, or derivatives thereof, without written permission from the student's parent or legal guardian; (b) Use a pronoun to address or refer to a student, unless that pronoun corresponds to the gender listed on the student's birth certificate, without written permission from the student's parent or legal guardian

NH HB1419

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Relative to prohibiting obscene or harmful sexual materials in schools.

NH HB1441

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Relative to prohibiting the mutilation or alteration of the sexual or reproductive system of a minor.

A person is guilty of a class A felony if: (a) The person physically or chemically mutilates or alters the sexual or reproductive system of a minor, in a manner that permanently nullifies or restricts the systems natural sexual or reproductive functionality. (b) The person knowingly promotes or permits the treatment of a minor with chemicals or hormones to boost or reduce the minors hormone levels outside the normal range for their age and biological birth-gender leading to permanent physical changes that nullify or restrict their natural sexual or reproductive system functionality. (c) The person knowingly removes or causes or permits the removal of a minor from this state for the purpose of allowing the physical or chemical mutilation or alteration of the reproductive system of the minor, or the treatment of the minor with chemicals or hormones to boost or reduce the minor's hormone levels outside the normal range for their age and biological birth-gender, that permanently nullify the individual's natural sexual or reproductive system functionality.

NH HB1664

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Relative to legal remedies for individuals who receive medical detransitioning.

NH HB1690

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Relative to hiring, promotion, graduation, or admission in higher education.

NH HB396

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Permitting classification of individuals based on biological sex under certain limited circumstances.

NH HB619

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

To require a person to attain the age of majority for genital gender reassignment surgery.

NH SB304

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Creating a cause of action for medical injuries resulting from the administration or prescription of gender transition surgery, cross-sex hormones, or puberty-blocking drugs and providing protections for individuals who receive medical detransitioning.

NH SB375

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relative to biological sex in student athletics.

An interscholastic or intramural athletic team or sport sponsored by a school must be expressly designated as one of the following based on the sex of the intended participants: (a) "Males", "men", or "boys"; (b) "Females", "women", or "girls"; or (c) "Coed" or "mixed". [...] An athletic team or sport designated for "females", "women", or "girls" may not be open to students of the male sex.

NH SB520

OTHER
INTRODUCED

Relative to the fiduciary duty and proxy voting activities of public retirement systems.

NH SB524

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Relative to women's sports.

"Sex" means the biological state of being female or male, based on an individual's nonambiguous sex organs, chromosomes, and endogenous hormone profile at birth. [...] An interscholastic or intramural athletic team or sport sponsored by a school must be expressly designated as one of the following based on the sex of the intended participants: (a) "Males", "men", or "boys"; (b) "Females", "women", or "girls"; or (c) "Coed" or "mixed". III. An athletic team or sport designated for "females", "women", or "girls" may not be open to students of the male sex. IV. A locker room or restroom that is designated for "females", "women", or "girls" may not be open to students of the male sex.

NH SB562

BATHROOM
INTRODUCED

Relative to state recognition of biological sex.

Nothing in RSA 5-C:87, RSA 260-263, RSA 354-A, or any other law or regulation shall mean that it is unlawful discrimination based on sex or gender identity for any person or organization, public or private, to classify based on biological sex with respect to the following matters: (a) In the construction, maintenance, operation, and use of lavatory facilities or locker rooms designed for usage by multiple persons at the same time, even if such facilities have individual urinals, stalls, or similar apparatus. (b) In athletic or sporting events or competitions in a sport or similar activity in which physical strength, speed, or endurance is generally recognized to give an advantage to biological males. (c) In the operation, maintenance, and use of facilities designed for usage as prisons, houses of correction, juvenile detention or commitment centers, mental health hospitals or treatment centers and like facilities to which persons may be committed involuntarily.