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 Bill Status of HB4082  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS-GENDER

House Sponsors
Rep. David Friess and Adam Niemerg

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 25/1.25 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Provides that any athletic team or sport that is under the jurisdiction of an association or entity that provides for interscholastic athletics or athletic competition among schools and student must be expressly designated as (i) a male athletic team or sport, (ii) a female athletic team or sport, or (iii) a coeducational athletic team or sport. Provides that an athletic team or sport designated as being female is available only to participants who are female, based on their biological sex. Requires a school district or nonpublic school to obtain a written statement signed by a student's parent or guardian or the student verifying the student's age, biological sex, and that the student has not taken performance enhancing drugs; provides for a penalty for false or misleading statements. Prohibits a governmental entity or an association or entity that provides for interscholastic athletics or athletic competition among schools and students from entertaining a complaint, opening an investigation, or taking any other adverse action against a school district or nonpublic school for maintaining athletic teams or sports in accordance with these provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David Friess
  5/13/2021HouseFirst Reading
  5/13/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Niemerg

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