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2020 State Action Center

State Action Center

Learn more about priorities for the 2020 legislative session.

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Alabama​ Alabama

HB 20 and HB 35

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration


HB 303 and SB 219

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Under Consideration

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Arizona​ Arizona

HB 2706

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration

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Colorado​ Colorado

HB 1273

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Defeated!

HB 1114

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Defeated!


Florida​ Florida

HB 1365 and SB 1864

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Defeated!


Georgia​ Georgia

HB 747

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration

SB 368

Type of bill: Welfare Services
What it does:  License to discriminate in the provision of child welfare services

Status of bill: Under Consideration


Iowa​ Iowa

HF 2202

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Defeated!

HF 2164

Type of bill: Nondiscrimination
What it does:  Would remove Gender Identity from Civil Rights Act

Status of bill: Defeated!

SF 508

Type of bill: Religious Exemption
What it does:  License to discriminate legislation

Status of bill: Defeated!


Idaho​ Idaho

HB 500

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Awaiting action from the Governor

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HB 465

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Health Care
What it does:  Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Defeated!

HB 509

Type of bill: Birth Certificates
What it does:  Ban updates to birth certificates

Status of bill: Awaiting action from the Governor

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Indiana​ Indiana

HB 1088

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration


Kentucky​ Kentucky

SB 114

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Defeated!

SB 90

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Under Consideration!


Louisiana​ Louisiana

HB466 and SB172

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration

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Michigan​ Michigan

SB 2240

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration


Missouri​ Missouri

HJR 82 and SJR 50

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports, Ballot Measure for November 2020

Status of bill: Under Consideration

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HB 1721

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does:  Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Under Consideration

HB 2210 and SB 848

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does:  Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Under Consideration

HB 2051 and SB 842

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does:  Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Under Consideration


Mississippi​ Mississippi

SB 2240

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration

SB 2490

Type of bill: Prohibit Trans Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Under Consideration

SB 2424

Type of bill: Hate Crimes
What it does: Updates Mississippi's hate crimes laws to protect the LGBTQ community

Status of bill: Under Consideration


New Hampshire​ New Hampshire

HB 1251 and SB 480

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration


Ohio​ Ohio

SB 11

Type of bill: Nondiscrimination
What it does: Ohio Fairness Act- Updates nondiscrimination law to protect the LGBTQ community

Status of bill: Under Consideration

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Oklahoma​ Oklahoma

HB 3872

Type of bill: Conversion Therapy
What it does: Youth Mental Health Protection Act- Bans the discredited and harmful practice of "conversion therapy" for minors

Status of bill: Under Consideration


South Dakota​ SOUTH DAKOTA

HB 1057

Type of bill: Health Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Defeated!

SB 93

Type of bill: Health Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Defeated!

SB 88

Type of bill: Health Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Defeated!


Tennessee​ Tennessee

HB 1689 and SB 1746

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration

HB 1572 and SB 2077

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration

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HB 2576 and SB 2215

Type of bill: Health Care
What it does: Makes providing gender affirming medical care a crime

Status of bill: Under Consideration

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HB 563 and SB 364

Type of bill: Nondiscrimination
What it does: Business license to discriminate

Status of bill: Under Consideration


Virginia​ Virginia

HB 1663 and SB 868

Type of bill: Nondiscrimination
What it does: Virginia Values Act, Updates Virginia's nondiscrimination laws to protect the LGBTQ community

Status of bill: Passed in the Legislature; Awaiting action from the Governor

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HB 1429

Type of bill: Health Care
What it does: Prohibits discrimination against transgender community by health insurance carriers.

Status of bill: Passed in the Legislature; Awaiting action from the Governor

SB 246

Type of bill: Drivers License
What it does: Allows to Virginians to select an “X” gender marker on DMV licenses and IDs.

Status of bill: Under Consideration

HB 1041 and SB 657

Type of bill: Birth Certificates
What it does: Make it easier to obtain a birth certificate that matches one’s identity..

Status of bill: Under Consideration

HB 386 and SB 245

Type of bill: Conversion Therapy
What it does: Ban the discredited and harmful practice of "conversion therapy" for minors

Status of bill: Signed by the Governor!

HB 145 and SB 161

Type of bill: Safe Schools
What it does: This bill requires the Department of Education to create policies for the treatment of transgender students.

Status of bill: Signed by the Governor!

HB 276

Type of bill: Hate Crimes
What it does: Updates Virginia Hates Crimes laws to protect the LGBTQ community.

Status of bill: Signed by the Governor!

HB 1049

Type of bill: Nondiscrimination
What it does: Updates Virginia code to include sexual orientation and gender identity.

Status of bill: Under Consideration

HB 696

Type of bill: Nondiscrimination
What it does: Allows localities to pass their own nondiscrimination ordinances

Status of bill: Passed in the Legislature; Awaiting action from the Governor


Washington​ Washington

HB 2201

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration


West Virginia​ West Virginia

SB 296

Type of bill: Athletics
What it does: Bans transgender youth from participating in sports

Status of bill: Under Consideration


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