We are tracking 3 anti-trans bills in Pennsylvania in 2024. The legislation impacts 3 categories:
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitation of time, providing for gender affirmation treatments.
If an individual entitled to bring a civil action arising from gender affirmation treatment is an unemancipated minor at the time the cause of action accrues, the period of minority shall not be deemed a portion of the time period within which the action must be commenced. The individual shall have until attaining 30 years of age to commence an action for damages.
An Act providing for sport activities in public institutions of higher education and public school entities to be expressly designated male, female or coed; and creating causes of action for harms suffered by designation.
"Sex." The biological distinction between male and female based on reproductive biology and genetic makeup. Section 3. Designation of athletic teams and sports. (a) General rule.--Interscholastic, intercollegiate, intramural or club athletic teams or sports that are sponsored by a public school entity, a public institution of higher education or any school or institution where students or teams compete against a public school entity or public institution of higher education must be expressly designated as one of the following based on sex: (1) Male, men or boys. (2) Female, women or girls. (3) Coed or mixed.
An Act providing for classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity and for parental notification of student health care services; and establishing cause of action for violation.