House Bill 247

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Last Action 01/08/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to athletics.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1336
Sponsors L. Bechler, R. Dotson, D. Hale, M. Hart, S. Maddox, M. Prunty, N. Tate, R. White
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 156.070 to designate the NAIA and NJCAA as organizations the Kentucky Board of Education must consider in establishing athletic programs, require the 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; prohibit male students from participating in athletic teams, activities, and sports designated as girls'; prohibit designated agencies from entertaining complaints or investigations of policies; a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to create a cause of action against a school that violates these provisions; require that the action be brought within two years; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require a postsecondary education institution 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 a postsecondary education institution prohibit male students from participating in athletic teams, activities, and sports designated as women's; 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 two years; provide short title of 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
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
Women - Women and girls school sports, participation by biological males, prohibition
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 - School athletics, male student permitted to compete as female, civil liability of school

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01/08/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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