House Bill 459

Actions
Last Action 02/21/20: to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to athletics.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1811
Sponsors R. Huff, K. King, S. Maddox, M. Prunty, N. Tate
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 156.070 to require the Kentucky Board of Education or agency designated by the board of education to manage interscholastic athletics to promulgate administrative regulations or bylaws requiring schools that participate in interscholastic athletics to designate all athletic teams, activities, and sports based upon the biological sex of the students eligible to participate; prohibiting male students from participating in athletic teams, activities, and sports designated as girls; and defining the methods of establishing a students' biological sex; prohibit designated agencies from entertaining complaints or investigations of policies; create a cause of action against a school that violates these provisions; require that the action be brought within 2 years; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require a public postsecondary education institution or private postsecondary education institution that is a member of a national intercollegiate athletic association to designate all intercollegiate and intramural athletic teams, activities, sports, and events that are sponsored or authorized by the institution based on biological sex of students eligible to participate; require that those institutions prohibit male students from participating in athletic teams, activities, and sports designated as womens'; and define the methods of establishing a postsecondary student's biological sex; prohibit designated agencies from entertaining complaints or investigations of policies; create a cause of action against a postsecondary institution that violates these provisions; require that the action be brought within 2 years; title the Act: "Save Women’s Sports Act."
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Interscholastic athletics, designation for eligibility based on biological sex, requirements
Education, Higher - Postsecondary athletics, designation for eligibility based on biological sex
Universities and Colleges - Postsecondary athletics, designation for eligibility based on biological sex, requirements
Women - Women and girls school sports, prohibit biological males from participating
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Board of Education, interscholastic athletics, eligibility based on biological sex, regulations
Athletics - Interscholastic athletics, designation for eligibility based on biological sex, requirements
Athletics - Postsecondary athletics, designation for eligibility based on biological sex, requirements
Children and Minors - Interscholastic athletics, designation for eligibility based on biological sex, requirements
Civil Actions - Interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics, violation of sex eligibility, cause of action
Claims - School athletics, male student permitted to compete as female, civil liability of school
Boards and Commissions - Board of Education, interscholastic athletics, regulations related to biological sex
Short Titles and Popular Names - Save Women’s Sports Act

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02/19/20
  • introduced in House
02/21/20
  • to Education (H)


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