KY HB459 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 19 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-21 - to Education (H)
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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."

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Title

AN ACT relating to athletics.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-21Houseto Education (H)
2020-02-19Houseintroduced in House

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