Trans Legislation Tracker

Washington

We are tracking 5 anti-trans bills in Washington in 2024. The legislation impacts 3 categories:

HEALTHCARE

INCARCERATION

EDUCATION

WA HB1214

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Enacting the protecting children's bodies act.

A health care provider may not provide gender transition procedures to any individual who is under 18 years of age. A health care provider may not refer any individual who is under 18 years of age to any health care provider for gender transition procedures.

WA HB1233

INCARCERATION
INTRODUCED

Concerning housing of inmates in state correctional facilities.

WA HB2241

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Prohibiting puberty blocking medications, cross-sex hormones, and gender transition surgeries for minors.

A health care provider licensed under this title may not knowingly engage in or cause any of the following practices to be performed on a minor if the practice is performed for the purpose of attempting to alter the appearance of, or affirm the minor's perception of, the minor's gender or sex, if that appearance or perception is inconsistent with the minor's sex: (a) Prescribing or administering gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues or other synthetic drugs used to stop luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone secretion, synthetic antiandrogen drugs used to block the androgen receptor, or any drug to suppress or delay normal puberty; (b) 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 sex;

WA SB5653

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Protecting the childhood of children.

WA SB6026

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Protecting the rights of parents and guardians by using students' given names in public schools.

In order to protect the rights of children, families, and teachers, and maintain order in K-12 public schools, the legislature enacts the following provisions [...] (a) An employee or contractor may not use a name to address a student other than the name listed on a student's birth certificate, or derivatives thereof, without the written permission of a student's parents or guardians. (b) An employee or contractor may not use a pronoun in addressing a student that is different from that student's biological sex without the written permission of a student's parents or guardians.