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TN SB1810

EDUCATIONINTRODUCED

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, relative to K-12 education.

As introduced, requires a request made by a student to an employee of the student's LEA or public charter school for an accommodation to affirm the student's gender identity to be reported to a school administrator and to the student's parent; prohibits an employee of an LEA or public charter school from knowingly providing false or misleading information to a student's parent regarding the student's gender identity or intention to transition to a gender that differs from the student's sex at the time of birth; authorizes civil actions to be filed by parents and by the attorney general and reporter against a noncompliant LEA or public charter school. - Amends TCA Title 49.

Selected quotes

If a student enrolled in an LEA or pubic charter school requests an accommodation from an employee of the LEA or public charter school that is intended to affirm the student's gender identity, including a request that the student be addressed using a name that differs from the name assigned to the student on the student's school registration forms or in the student's educational record, or that the student be addressed using a pronoun that does not correspond with the sex listed on the student's official birth certificate or certificate of birth issued upon adoption, if the certificate of birth was issued at or near the time of the student's birth, then the employee of the LEA or public charter school shall report the student's request to a school administrator, and the school administrator shall report the student's request to the student's parent.

An employee of an LEA or public charter school shall not knowingly give false or misleading information to the parent of a student regarding the student's gender identity or the student's intention to transition to a gender that differs from the sex listed on the student's official birth certificate or certificate of birth issued upon adoption, if the certificate of birth was issued at or near the time of the student's birth.

Legislative Session

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113th General Assembly

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History

DateAction
2024-01-25Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee
2024-01-24Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
2024-01-23Filed for introduction