HB1163 (2020) Detail

Requiring schools to update documents and software to include the option of identifying a student as non-binary.


HB 1163 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2295

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1163

 

AN ACT requiring schools to update documents and software to include the option of identifying a student as non-binary.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Woodcock, Carr. 2; Rep. Doherty, Merr. 20; Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7; Rep. Ellison, Merr. 27; Rep. Rung, Hills. 21; Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Rep. Burroughs, Carr. 1; Rep. Cannon, Straf. 18; Rep. Le, Rock. 31; Rep. Kanzler, Carr. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires schools to update documents and software to include the option of identifying a student as non-binary.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2295

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT requiring schools to update documents and software to include the option of identifying a student as non-binary.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Paragraph; Education; Duties of the State Board of Education.  Amend RSA 186:11 by inserting after paragraph XXXVII the following new paragraph:

XXXVIII.  Gender Identification.  Require, as of the effective date of this paragraph, all school boards to update documents and software to provide the option of declaring non-binary as well as male or female for gender identification.  Where a program uses a letter code rather than a word, "x" shall be added as an option.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1163 at GenCourtMobile
HB1163 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 25, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1163 Revision: 6802 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 10:44 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 29, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 01:00 pm LOB 207
Feb. 25, 2020 Executive Session: 02/25/2020 10:00 am LOB 207
Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 15-3; CC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 03/11/2020 (Vote 15-3; CC) HC 10 P. 10
March 11, 2020 Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 03/11/2020 HJ 7 P. 15