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WV HB5243

CIVIL RIGHTSENGROSSED

Relating to Women’s Bill of Rights

The purpose of this bill is to establish the West Virginia Women's Bill of Rights.

Selected quotes

(1) A "woman" is an adult human of the female sex, and a "man" is an adult human of the male sex; (2) A "girl" is a human female who has not yet reached adulthood, and a "boy" is a human male who has not yet reached adulthood; (3) A "mother" is a female parent of a child or children as defined in West Virginia law; a "father" is a male parent of a child or children as defined in West Virginia law; (4) A "female", when used in reference to a natural person, is an individual who has, had, will have, or would have (but for a developmental anomaly, genetic anomaly, or accident) the reproductive system that at some point produces ova; (5) A "male", when used in reference to a natural person, means an individual who has, had, will have, or would have (but for a developmental anomaly, genetic anomaly, or accident) the reproductive system that at some point produces sperm for fertilization of female ova;

Legislative Session

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2024 Regular Session

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Calendar

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2024-02-0514:30HearingHouse Judiciary Committee Room 410House Committee on the Judiciary Meeting

History

DateAction
2024-02-15To Judiciary
2024-02-15To Judiciary
2024-02-15Introduced in Senate
2024-02-14Communicated to Senate
2024-02-14Title amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2024-02-14Title Amendments reported by the Clerk
2024-02-14Passed House (Roll No. 177)
2024-02-14Motion for previous question adopted (Roll No. 176)
2024-02-14Read 3rd time
2024-02-14On 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2024-02-14From House Calendar, 3rd reading, placed on Special Calendar
2024-02-12On 3rd reading, House Calendar
2024-02-12Placed on House Calendar
2024-02-12On 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2024-02-09Amendment adopted (Roll No. 144)
2024-02-09Amendment rejected (Roll No. 143)
2024-02-09Amendment reported by the Clerk
2024-02-09Amendment rejected (Roll No. 142)
2024-02-09Amendment reported by the Clerk
2024-02-09Amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2024-02-09Amendment reported by the Clerk
2024-02-09Read 2nd time
2024-02-09On 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2024-02-08Postponed on 2nd reading, Special Calendar, until 2/9/2024
2024-02-08On 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2024-02-07Read 1st time
2024-02-07On 1st reading, Special Calendar
2024-02-06By substitute, do pass
2024-01-26To House Judiciary
2024-01-26Introduced in House
2024-01-26To Judiciary
2024-01-26Filed for introduction