Trans Legislation Tracker

Oklahoma

We are tracking 60 anti-trans bills in Oklahoma in 2024. The legislation impacts 7 categories:

HEALTHCARE

OTHER

EDUCATION

PERFORMANCE

SPORTS

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

CIVIL RIGHTS

OK HB1011

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Public health and safety; defining terms; health care professionals; gender transition procedures; referrals; exceptions; public funds; Medicaid program reimbursements; felony penalties; statute of limitations; unprofessional conduct; license revocation; statute of limitations; claims or defenses; civil actions; administrative remedies; attorney fees; Attorney General; codification; effective date.

A physician or other health care professional shall not perform or attempt to perform gender transition procedures to any individual under twenty-one (21) years of age.

OK HB1377

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Oklahoma Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act; effective date.

A physician or other health care professional shall not provide gender transition procedures to any individual under eighteen (18) years of age.

OK HB1449

OTHER
ENGROSSED

Discrimination; enacting the Women's Bill of Rights; effective date.

As used in the Oklahoma Statutes: 1. "Father" means the male parent of a child or children as defined in Section 7 of this title; 2. "Female" means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is developed to produce ova; 3. "Male" means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is developed to fertilize the ova of a female; 4. "Man" or "boy" means a natural person who is male; 5. "Mother" means the female parent of a child or children as defined in Section 7 of this title; 6. "Natural person" means a person as defined in paragraph 7 of this section, except for bodies politic or corporate; 7. "Person", except when used by way of contrast, includes not only human beings, but bodies politic or corporate; 8. "Sex" means a natural person’s biological sex at birth; and 9. "Woman" or "girl" means a natural person who is female.

OK HB1466

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Public health and safety; definitions; health care professionals; gender transition; exceptions; statute of limitations; license revocation; state license holders; certain claims; civil actions; attorney fees; effective date.

Prohibited provision of gender transitioning or gender reassignment procedures and treatments to certain children. For the purpose of transitioning a child's biological sex as determined by the sex organs, chromosomes, and endogenous profiles of the child or affirming the child's perception of the child's sex if that perception is inconsistent with the child's biological sex, a physician or health care provider may not: [...] Prescribe, administer, or supply [...] puberty-blocking medication to stop or delay normal puberty, b. supraphysiologic doses of testosterone to females, c. supraphysiologic doses of estrogen to males;

OK HB1781

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Children; Parents' Bill of Rights; private right of action; Attorney General; investigate; violation; materials; instruction; fine; term; effective date.

INTRODUCED

State government; creating the Eliminate Economic Boycotts Act; requiring written verification in certain contracts; effective date.

OK HB2177

HEALTHCARE
ENGROSSED

Public health and safety; health care professionals; prohibiting certain gender transition procedures; exceptions; administrative remedies; emergency.

A physician, mental health professional, or other health care professional shall not knowingly engage in or cause any of the following practices to be performed upon any person under eighteen (18) years of age if the practice is performed for the purpose of attempting to alter the appearance of or affirm the minor's perception of his or her gender or biological sex, if that appearance or perception is inconsistent with the minor's biological sex as defined in this act: 1. Prescribing or administering [...] any drug to suppress or delay normal puberty; 2. Prescribing or administering testosterone, estrogen, or progesterone to a minor in an amount greater than would normally be produced endogenously in a healthy individual of that individual's age and biological sex;

OK HB2186

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

Crimes and punishments; adult cabaret and drag performance; making certain acts unlawful; codification; emergency.

INTRODUCED

State government; business; contracts; prohibited contracts; enforcement; damages; effective date.

OK HB2546

EDUCATION
ENGROSSED

Schools; instruction; sexual orientation; gender identity; codification; effective date.

OK HB2736

PERFORMANCE
INTRODUCED

Crimes and punishments; adding definition; effective date.

INTRODUCED

Prisons and reformatories; changing rooms and restrooms; sleeping quarters; restrictions; statute of limitations for bringing claims; effective date.

Every restroom and changing room within a state correctional facility that is designated for the use of incarcerated individuals and that is accessible by multiple individuals at the same time shall be designated for use only by members of one sex.

INTRODUCED

Public finance; Oklahoma Welfare for Corporations Act; definitions; procedures; legislative measures; analysis; report; effective date.

OK HB3120

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Sex education; Parents' Bill of Rights; providing for parental opt in for child to participate in sex education; effective date; emergency.

"Sex" means the classification of a person as either female or male based on the organization of the body of the person for a specific reproductive role, as indicated by the person's sex [...] The term "gender" shall be synonymous with the term "sex" as defined here; and "Woman" or "girl" means a natural person who is female.

OK HB3135

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Education funding; prohibiting public funds from being used to promote, encourage, or provide certain instruction; effective date; emergency.

A public school, charter school, technology center school, or institution of higher education shall not use public funds to promote, encourage, or provide instruction on topics related to sexual choice, sexual orientation, drag queens, or similar topics in public educational institutions. [...] The prohibition [...] includes, but is not limited to, the development or procurement of curriculum materials, educational programs, or activities that promote or involve the prohibited topics.

OK HB3214

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Freedom of conscience; creating the Medical Ethics Defense Act; granting certain rights and protections to certain medical practitioners, health care institutions, or health care payers; effective date.

A medical practitioner, healthcare institution, or healthcare payer has the right not to participate in or pay for any medical procedure or service which violates his, her, or its conscience.

INTRODUCED

State government; Patriotism Not Pride Act; definition; state funds; flag display; effective date; emergency.

No state funds may be used by any agency to develop, organize, administer, engage in, promote, or endorse any activity, including any event, initiative, official communication, social media post, educational program, or public campaign, that aims to promote or recognize Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Pride Month or any event with a similar theme.

INTRODUCED

Public health and safety; amendment of certificate or records; prohibiting amendments to biological sex; effective date.

The biological sex designation denoted to a child at birth shall not be amended.

INTRODUCED

Public retirement systems; creating the Oklahoma Pension Fiduciary Duty Act. Effective date.

OK SB1007

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Student athletics; creating the Save Men's Sports Act; requiring designation of certain athletic teams. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB1017

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; prohibiting survey on certain topics; prohibiting schools from maintaining books on certain topics. Effective date. Emergency.

No public school district, public charter school, or public school library shall maintain in its inventory or use in its curriculum books that make as their primary subject the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender issues or recreational sexualization. For the purposes of this section, “recreational sexualization” means any form of non-procreative sex.

OK SB1196

BIRTH CERTIFICATES
ENGROSSED

Multiple versions of statutes; amending, merging, consolidating and repealing multiple versions of statutes. Emergency.

Beginning on the effective date of this act, the biological sex designation on a certificate of birth issued under this section shall be either male or female and shall not be nonbinary or any symbol representing a nonbinary designation including but not limited to the letter “X”.

OK SB129

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; prohibiting certain uses of public funds, public facilities, and public employees. Emergency.

Public funds shall not be directly or indirectly used, granted, paid, or distributed to any entity, organization, health care provider, or individual that provides or refers for gender transition procedures. [...] Gender transition procedures shall not be provided or referred for in the following situations: 1. By or in a health care facility owned by the state or a county or local government; or 2. By a health care provider employed by the state or a county or local government.

OK SB1303

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Higher education; directing institution of higher education governing boards to ensure certain actions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion do not occur. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB1304

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Higher education; creating the Oklahoma Workforce Education Revolving Fund; providing eligibility for institutions of higher education. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB1305

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Higher education; prohibiting an institution of higher education from requiring, soliciting, or incentivizing participation in certain practices or content. Effective date. Emergency.

The governing board of each institution of higher education shall establish curricula and designate courses at the institution in a manner that does not require or constrain students to enroll in a DEI-CRT related education, major, minor, or certificate requirements, except as provided for in subsection D of this section. [...] “DEI-CRT related content” means content that does one or more of the following: a. relates any of the following topics to contemporary American society: [...] gender identity, social justice, cultural competence, allyship, [...] gender-based diversity, race- or gender-based equity, or race- or gender-based inclusion

OK SB131

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; amending the Parents' Bill of Rights; providing for civil action; modifying certain rights. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB1530

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Discrimination; creating the Women's Bill of Rights; authorizing distinctions for certain purposes; requiring certain identification in collection of data. Effective date.

1.“Father” means the male parent of a child [...] 2. “Female” means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is designed to produce ova; 3. “Male” means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is designed to fertilize the ova of a female; 4. “Man” or “boy” means a natural person who is male; 5. “Mother” means the female parent of a child [...] 8. “Sex” means a natural person’s biological sex at birth; 9. “Woman” or “girl” means a natural person who is female.

OK SB1563

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; modifying rights and procedures under the Parents' Bill of Rights; requiring written consent to provide certain instruction. Effective date. Emergency.

In the absence of written consent from a parent, a child shall be considered automatically withdrawn from instruction or presentations on [...] gender identity. Instruction or presentations on [...] gender identity shall not be included in the standard course of study and support materials, locally developed curriculum, supplemental instruction, textbooks, or other supplementary materials, regardless of whether such instruction or presentations are provided by school personnel or third parties.

INTRODUCED

Oklahoma Children's Code; prohibiting certain actions by the Department of Human Services; authorizing certain claim. Effective date.

The Department of Human Services shall not: Require, as a condition for eligibility to foster or adopt, any current or prospective adoptive or foster parent to affirm, accept, or support any government policy regarding sexual orientation or gender identity that conflicts with the parent’s sincerely held religious or moral beliefs;

OK SB1678

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Higher education; prohibiting certain institutions of higher education from using state resources to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. Effective date. Emergency.

No institution of higher education within The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education shall utilize state funds, property, or resources to: 1. Grant or support diversity, equity, and inclusion positions, departments, activities, procedures [...] Mandate any person to participate in, listen to, or receive any education, training, activities, procedures, [...] Mandate any applicant for employment provide a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement [...] Mandate any person to certify or declare agreement with, recognition of, or adherence to any particular political, philosophical, religious, or other ideological viewpoint;

OK SB1730

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Gender-affirming care; prohibiting certain actions by covered entity without parental consent. Effective date.

A covered facility or agent thereof shall not: 1. Perform, assist, or cause a social transition of a child in the custody of the facility; or 2. Provide gender-affirming therapy to a child in the custody of the facility, unless the covered facility or agent has obtained the prior written informed consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian on a form prescribed by subsection C of this section.

OK SB1731

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Definitions and general provisions; limiting permissible applications of specified term or definition. Emergency.

The only permissible applications of the terms or definitions of "gender" or "sex" shall be male (XY), female (XX), and intersex for those born with a mutation causing such abnormality. No public entity in this state including, but not limited to, a state agency, political subdivision, or board of education may use any other application.

OK SB1777

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Public programs; prohibiting public funding for provider of gender transition procedures; allowing reapplication under certain conditions. Emergency.

No provider shall be eligible for reimbursement through Medicaid or any other federal or state program or any other funding from any political subdivision of this state including but not limited to cities, towns, municipalities, or counties, directly or by subcontract with any other party, if that provider, or any affiliate of that provider, performs gender transition procedures.

OK SB1831

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Statutory construction; modifying definitions. Effective date.

As used in the Oklahoma Statutes: 1. “Father” means the male parent of a child or children as defined in Section 7 of this title; 2. “Female” means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is designed to produce ova; 3. “Gender” means a natural person’s biological sex at birth, and shall be strictly limited to such definition in application of the laws of this state, any ordinance, rule, regulation, or order enacted by a political subdivision, or an executive order; 4. “Male” means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is designed to fertilize the ova of a female; 5. “Man” or “boy” means a natural person who is male; 6. “Mother” means the female parent of a child or children

OK SB1880

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; prohibiting a school district or charter school from compelling use of certain pronoun; providing for monitoring of compliance. Effective date. Emergency.

A. No school district or charter school in this state shall compel an employee or volunteer to refer to a student with a pronoun other than that which corresponds to the student’s biological sex. For the purposes of this section, “biological sex” means the physical condition of being male or female based on genetics and physiology as identified on the student’s original birth certificate.

OK SB1883

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; granting certain protections and immunities to health care institutions and health care payors; prohibiting certain discrimination. Effective date.

A health care institution or health care payor may not be required to participate in or pay for a health care service that violates the health care institution’s or health care payor's conscience, including by permitting the use of its facilities.

INTRODUCED

Biological sex and gender; prohibiting state agency or court from changing or recognizing certain change without specified test. Effective date.

No agency or court of this state shall, through any rule, policy, procedure, practice, order, decree, or any other means, change or recognize the change of the biological sex or gender of any person without an independently verified sex chromosome test whose results match the gender or biological sex the person is seeking change to or for which the person is seeking recognition.

OK SB1981

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; creating the Oklahoma Sexual Education Reform and Parental Rights Protection Act; requiring written consent for a student to participate in certain instruction. Effective date. Emergency.

Require written consent from a parent for a child to participate in comprehensive sexual education or sexual risk reduction instruction or optimal sexual health education or sexual risk avoidance instruction. [...] “Comprehensive sexual education” or “sexual risk reduction” means any educational program that includes, endorses, or promotes any of the following: [...] the teaching of gender identity and gender expression outside the binary concept of male and female, without emphasizing the biological basis of sex [...] instruction segmented for students of different sexual orientation and gender identity

OK SB202

CIVIL RIGHTS
ENGROSSED

General provisions; protecting the internal combustion engine. Effective date.

1. “Father” means the male parent of a child or children as defined in Section 7 of this title; 2. “Female” means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is designed to produce ova; 3. “Male” means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is designed to fertilize the ova of a female; 4. “Man” or “boy” means a natural person who is male; 5. “Mother” means the female parent of a child or children as defined in Section 7 of this title; [...] 8. “Sex” means a natural person’s biological sex at birth; and 9. “Woman” or “girl” means a natural person who is female.

OK SB250

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Public programs; prohibiting public funding for provider of gender transition procedures; allowing reapplication under certain conditions. Emergency.

No provider shall be eligible for reimbursement through Medicaid or any other federal or state program or any other funding from any political subdivision of this state including but not limited to cities, towns, municipalities, or counties, directly or by subcontract with any other party, if that provider, or any affiliate of that provider, performs gender transition procedures.

OK SB251

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Definitions and general provisions; limiting permissible applications of specified term or definition; prohibiting public entity from using other applications. Emergency.

OK SB252

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; prohibiting certain medical treatment for minors; providing administrative penalty. Effective date.

A. A person under the age of eighteen (18) years is prohibited from undergoing gender reassignment medical treatment in this state. B. A health care professional who intentionally performs gender reassignment medical treatment on a person who is under the age of eighteen (18) years is subject to professional discipline by the State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision, the State Board of Osteopathic Examiners, or the applicable health care professional licensing board, up to and including suspension or revocation of any license or certification required to practice.

OK SB30

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; requiring certain notifications; prohibiting use of certain names and pronouns without consent; prohibiting certain instruction in certain grades. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB345

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Crime and punishment; making certain medical treatment unlawful; defining term; providing for certain penalty. Emergency.

A. It shall be unlawful for a person under the age of twenty one (21) years to undergo gender reassignment medical treatment in this state.

ENGROSSED

Discrimination; creating the Women's Bill of Rights; authorizing distinctions for certain purposes. Effective date.

As used in the Oklahoma Statutes: 1. "Father" means the male parent of a child or children as defined in Section 7 of this title; 2. "Female" means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is developed to produce ova; 3. "Male" means a natural person whose biological reproductive system is developed to fertilize the ova of a female; 4. "Man" or "boy" means a natural person who is male; 5. "Mother" means the female parent of a child or children as defined in Section 7 of this title; 6. "Natural person" means a person as defined in paragraph 7 of this section, except for bodies politic or corporate; 7. "Person", except when used by way of contrast, includes not only human beings, but bodies politic or corporate; 8. "Sex" means a natural person’s biological sex at birth; and 9. "Woman" or "girl" means a natural person who is female.

OK SB614

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; prohibiting gender reassignment medical treatment for minors; providing for certain civil actions and relief. Emergency.

A physician or other healthcare professional shall not provide gender reassignment medical treatment to any individual under eighteen (18) years of age.

OK SB786

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; prohibiting provision of certain services to minor; authorizing certain civil action; authorizing reward of certain damages or relief. Effective date.

A physician or other healthcare professional shall not provide to any individual under eighteen (18) years of age: 1. Hormone therapy; or 2. Puberty blocking drugs, unless such drugs are medically necessary. For the purpose of this paragraph, a gender transition shall not constitute medical necessity.

OK SB787

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; prohibiting provision of certain services to minor; authorizing certain civil action; authorizing reward of certain damages or relief. Effective date.

A physician or other healthcare professional shall not provide gender transition surgery to any individual under eighteen (18) years of age.

OK SB788

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; prohibiting provision of certain services to minor; authorizing certain civil action; authorizing reward of certain damages or relief; creating certain criminal offense and penalty. Effective date.

A parent or legal guardian shall not consent, on behalf of any individual under eighteen (18) years of age for whom the parent or legal guardian has the authority to make medical decisions, to the provision of the following treatments by a physician or other healthcare professional: 1. Hormone therapy; or 2. Puberty blocking drugs, unless such drugs are medically necessary. For the purpose of this paragraph, a gender transition shall not constitute medical necessity.

OK SB789

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; prohibiting provision of certain services to minor; authorizing certain civil action; authorizing reward of certain damages or relief; creating certain criminal offense and penalty. Effective date.

A parent or legal guardian shall not consent, on behalf of any individual under eighteen (18) years of age for whom the parent or legal guardian has the authority to make medical decisions, to the provision of the following treatments by a physician or other healthcare professional: 1. Hormone therapy; or 2. Puberty blocking drugs, unless such drugs are medically necessary. For the purpose of this paragraph, a gender transition shall not constitute medical necessity.

OK SB866

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; requiring written consent to participate in certain curriculum; directing certain curriculum and materials be available for inspection. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB878

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Health care; creating the Oklahoma Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act; prohibiting gender transition procedures; providing for administrative and civil enforcement. Emergency.

A. A physician or other healthcare professional shall not provide gender transition procedures to any individual under eighteen (18) years of age. B. A physician or other healthcare professional shall not refer any individual under eighteen (18) years of age to any healthcare professional for gender transition procedures.

OK SB887

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Freedom of conscience; creating the Medical Ethics Defense Act; granting certain rights and protections to certain medical practitioners, healthcare institutions, or healthcare payers. Effective date.

A medical practitioner, healthcare institution, or healthcare payer has the right not to participate in or pay for any medical procedure or service which violates his, her, or its conscience.

OK SB932

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Education; prohibiting certain employees, volunteers, and contractors from using certain names or pronouns without written consent. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB933

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; prohibiting certain schools from compelling participation in certain instruction, professional development, or training. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB935

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; creating the Stop the Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees (Stop W.O.K.E.) Act. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB937

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; creating the School Establishment Clause Act (SECA); prohibiting creation, enforcement, or endorsement of certain policies. Effective date. Emergency.

OK SB943

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Students; creating the Oklahoma Parent Empowerment Act for Kids; providing eligibility for OK PEAK accounts. Effective date. Emergency.

"Trigger district" means a school district in this state where any of the following concepts or activities have been advocated or tolerated: [...] d. instruction in gender identity and sexual orientation including instruction designed to promote gender confusion

OK SB973

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Schools; prohibiting certain curriculum and materials for certain grades from including certain information. Effective date. Emergency.