Trans Legislation Tracker

New Jersey

We are tracking 3 anti-trans bills in New Jersey in 2024. The legislation impacts 2 categories:

SPORTS

EDUCATION

NJ A775

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

"Fairness in Women's Sport Act."

Interscholastic, intercollegiate, intramural, or club athletic teams or sports that are sponsored by a public or nonpublic school that is a member of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), or a public institution of higher education or any higher education institution that is a member of the national collegiate athletic association (NCAA), national association of intercollegiate athletics (NAIA), or national junior college athletic association (NJCAA) shall be expressly designated as one of the following based on biological sex: (1) males, men, or boys; (2) females, women, or girls; or (3) coed or mixed. b. Athletic teams or sports designated for females, women, or girls shall not be open to students of the male sex. If a student's sex is disputed, a student shall establish sex by presenting a signed physician's statement that shall indicate the student's sex based solely on: (1) the student's internal and external reproductive anatomy; (2) the student's normal endogenously produced levels of testosterone; and (3) an analysis of the student's genetic makeup.

NJ S1329

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Provides that public school parent who objects to learning material or activity that parent considers harmful may receive voucher from school district to enroll student in nonpublic school.

In the event that the parent or guardian of a student enrolled in a school district objects to a learning material or activity that is part of the curriculum, on the basis that the material or activity is harmful, withdraws his child from the school district and enrolls the child in a nonpublic school, the resident school district shall provide the parent or guardian with a voucher to support the tuition and fees of the nonpublic school. [...] An objection to a learning material or activity on the basis that it is harmful includes, but is not limited to, an objection that the material or activity questions, violates, or conflicts with the parent or guardian's belief or practice regarding sex, sexuality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, conscience, ethics, morality, or religion.

NJ S1331

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

"Fairness in Women's Sport Act."

Interscholastic, intercollegiate, intramural, or club athletic teams or sports that are sponsored by a public or nonpublic school that is a member of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), or a public institution of higher education or any higher education institution that is a member of the national collegiate athletic association (NCAA), national association of intercollegiate athletics (NAIA), or national junior college athletic association (NJCAA) shall be expressly designated as one of the following based on biological sex: (1) males, men, or boys; (2) females, women, or girls; or (3) coed or mixed. b. Athletic teams or sports designated for females, women, or girls shall not be open to students of the male sex. If a student's sex is disputed, a student shall establish sex by presenting a signed physician's statement that shall indicate the student's sex based solely on: (1) the student's internal and external reproductive anatomy; (2) the student's normal endogenously produced levels of testosterone; and (3) an analysis of the student's genetic makeup.