TN SB0228 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)
Status: Passed on April 6 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-06 - Pub. Ch. 40
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


As enacted, requires that a student's gender for purposes of participation in a public middle school or high school interscholastic athletic activity or event be determined by the student's sex at the time of the student's birth, as indicated on the student's original birth certificate. - Amends TCA Title 49.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, relative to school sports.


Roll Calls


2021-04-06 Pub. Ch. 40
2021-04-06 Effective date(s) 03/26/2021
2021-03-26SenateSigned by Governor.
2021-03-26SenateTransmitted to Governor for action.
2021-03-26HouseSigned by H. Speaker
2021-03-23SenateSigned by Senate Speaker
2021-03-23SenateEnrolled and ready for signatures
2021-03-22HousePassed H., Ayes 71, Nays 16, PNV 5
2021-03-22HouseAm. withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - HA0002)
2021-03-22HouseAm. tabled. (Amendment 2 - HA0071)
2021-03-22HouseSubst. for comp. HB.
2021-03-22HouseRcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
2021-03-01SenateEngrossed; ready for transmission to House
2021-03-01SenatePassed Senate as amended, Ayes 27, Nays 6
2021-03-01SenateSenate adopted Amendment (Amendment 1 - SA0020)
2021-02-25SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/1/2021
2021-02-24SenateRecommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 1 PNV 0
2021-02-17SenatePlaced on Senate Education Committee calendar for 2/24/2021
2021-02-10SenatePlaced on Senate Education Committee calendar for 2/17/2021
2021-02-10SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee
2021-02-08SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-01-19SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0003 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-06 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 40


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