Senate Bill 251
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2021
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 4, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 4, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 4, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
251
Congress
117
Policy Area
Education
Education
Primary focus of measure is elementary, secondary, or higher education including special education and matters of academic performance, school administration, teaching, educational costs, and student aid.
Sponsorship by Party
Utah
North Dakota
Florida
Indiana
Kentucky
Mississippi
Missouri
Arkansas
Oklahoma
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2021

This bill makes it a violation of federal law for a recipient of federal funds who operates, sponsors, or facilitates athletic programs or activities to permit a person whose sex is male to participate in an athletic program or activity that is designated for women or girls.

The bill specifies that sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth.

Text (1)
February 4, 2021
Actions (2)
02/04/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
02/04/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 5, 2021 1:42:10 PM
Updated
Mar 19, 2021 4:48:50 AM