HB 1251 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 1251
SPONSORS: Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34; Rep. Gould, Hills. 7; Rep. Camarota, Hills. 7; Rep. Notter, Hills. 21; Rep. Hoelzel, Rock. 3; Rep. Prudhomme-O'Brien, Rock. 6; Rep. McNally, Straf. 10; Rep. Aron, Sull. 7; Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. A. Lekas, Hills. 37; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Ward, Dist 8
This bill prohibits public schools from permitting a male student to participate in a student sport designated for females.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
193:38 Discrimination in Public Schools.
I. No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in public schools because of their age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, marital status, familial status, disability, religion, or national origin, all as defined in RSA 354-A. Any person claiming to be aggrieved by a discriminatory practice prohibited under this section, including the attorney general, may initiate a civil action against a school or school district in superior court for legal or equitable relief, or with the New Hampshire commission for human rights, as provided in RSA 354-A:27-28.
II. Interscholastic or intramural athletic teams or sports that are sponsored by a primary or secondary school or institution of higher education and designated for "females," "women," or "girls" shall only be open to students of the female sex. If disputed, a student may prove that she is of the female sex by presenting a signed physician's statement which shall indicate the student's sex is based solely upon:
(a) The student's internal and external reproductive anatomy;
(b) The student's naturally occurring level of testosterone; and
(c) An analysis of the student's chromosomes.
|Jan. 14, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 4, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 26, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|March 11, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 15|
|Jan. 14, 2020||==RECESSED== Public Hearing: 01/14/2020 10:00 am LOB 207|
|Feb. 4, 2020||==CONTINUED== Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 01:00 pm LOB 207|
|Feb. 26, 2020||Executive Session: 02/26/2020 10:00 am LOB 207|
|Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 13-6; RC)|
|March 11, 2020||Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 13-6; RC) HC 10 P. 46|
|Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass|
|March 12, 2020||Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 184-131 03/12/2020 HJ 8 P. 14|