HB3293 SFAT #1 Rucker 4-7

Vestal  7820


Senator Rucker moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 3293—A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2-25d, relating to
designation of athletic teams or sports sponsored by any public secondary school or state institution of higher education according to biological sex; providing legislative findings; defining “biological sex”, “female”, and “male”; providing for designation of athletic teams as “males, men, or boys”, “females, women, or girls”, or “coed or mixed”; prohibiting biological males from participating on athletic teams or sports designated for biological females where competitive skill or contact is involved; clarifying that eligibility of any student to participate on athletic teams or sports designated for biological males is not restricted; providing cause of action for student aggrieved by violation of this section; requiring identity of minor student related to such action to remain anonymous; requiring promulgation of rules by the State Board of Education; and requiring proposal of legislative rules by the Higher Education Policy Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education.