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WV SB601

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Creating WV 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; [...] (7) A person's "sex" is his or her biological sex (either male or female) at birth. (A) There are only two sexes, and every individual is either male or female; (B) "Sex" is objective and fixed; and (C) "Sex" does not include "gender identity" or any other terms intended to convey a person’s subjective sense of self; "gender identity" and other subjective terms may not be used as synonyms or substitutes for "sex."

Legislative Session

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2024 Regular Session

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Calendar

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2024-02-2600:00HearingSenate Judiciary Committee Room, 208 WestSenate Judiciary Committee Meeting

History

DateAction
2024-02-28Ordered to House
2024-02-28Chapman title amendment adopted
2024-02-28Passed Senate (Roll No. 316)
2024-02-28Chapman floor amendment adopted (Roll No. 315)
2024-02-28Rucker/Trump floor amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2024-02-28Read 3rd time
2024-02-28Rearranged on Calendar by Rules Committee
2024-02-28Deferred until foot of 2nd reading
2024-02-28On 3rd reading with right to amend
2024-02-27Read 2nd time
2024-02-27On 2nd reading
2024-02-26Read 1st time
2024-02-26Immediate consideration
2024-02-26Committee substitute reported
2024-01-30To Judiciary
2024-01-30Introduced in Senate
2024-01-30To Judiciary
2024-01-30Filed for introduction