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H*4608 (Rat #0218) General Bill, By Trantham, Oremus, Burns, McCravy, G.R. Smith, M.M. Smith, B. Cox, Bennett, McGarry, Taylor, Jones, Gilliam, Yow, Hixon, Hill, Gagnon, Whitmire, Haddon, Bannister, Magnuson, May, Dabney, Long, Willis, McCabe, Morgan, Bryant, V.S. Moss, Nutt, T. Moore, Forrest, Bailey, West, Thayer, White, McKnight, Atkinson, Fry, Caskey, Blackwell, Ballentine, Wooten, Huggins, Chumley and Hiott
Similar (S 0531, H 3477, H 4153)
Summary: Save Women's Sports Act
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SAVE WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-500 SO AS TO EXPRESS LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND MAKE CERTAIN FINDINGS, TO PROVIDE ASSUMPTIONS CONCERNING THE CORRECTNESS OF BIOLOGICAL GENDER STATEMENTS ON OFFICIAL BIRTH CERTIFICATES OF STUDENTS, TO REQUIRE GENDER-BASED OR COEDUCATIONAL DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOL SPORTS TEAMS, TO PROVIDE SUCH SPORTS TEAMS DESIGNATED FOR MALES SHALL NOT BE OPEN TO STUDENTS OF THE FEMALE SEX UNLESS NO TEAM DESIGNATED FOR FEMALES IN THAT SPORT IS OFFERED AT THE SCHOOL IN WHICH THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED, TO PROVIDE SUCH SPORTS TEAMS DESIGNATED FOR FEMALES SHALL NOT BE OPEN TO STUDENTS OF THE MALE SEX, TO PROVIDE PRIVATE SCHOOLS OR PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS SPONSORING A SPORTS TEAM IN WHICH ITS STUDENTS OR TEAMS COMPETE AGAINST A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR INSTITUTION ALSO SHALL COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS FOR THE APPLICABLE TEAM OR SPORT, AND TO PROVIDE REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-72 SO AS TO PROVIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUPPORTED BY STATE FUNDS SHALL NOT USE ANY FUNDS OR PERMIT ANY SCHOOL WITHIN THE DISTRICT TO USE ANY FUNDS TO JOIN, AFFILIATE WITH, PAY DUES OR FEES TO, OR IN ANY WAY FINANCIALLY SUPPORT ANY INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, BODY, OR ENTITY UNLESS THE CONSTITUTION, RULES OR POLICIES OF THE ASSOCIATION, BODY, OR ENTITY RECOGNIZES, SANCTIONS, AND REGULATES INTERSCHOLASTIC COMPETITION OF WRESTLING TEAMS COMPOSED EXCLUSIVELY OF FEMALE STUDENTS. - ratified title
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11/17/21House Prefiled
11/17/21House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/11/22House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 68)
01/11/22House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 68)
01/12/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliam, Yow, Hixon
01/25/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill, Gagnon
01/27/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whitmire
02/08/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Haddon, Bannister, Magnuson, May, Dabney, Long, Willis, McCabe, Morgan, Bryant, V.S.Moss, Nutt, T.Moore
02/09/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrest, Bailey
02/15/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: West
02/16/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer, White
03/01/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McKnight
03/29/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Atkinson
03/31/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Fry
03/31/22House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 22)
04/01/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/05/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey, Blackwell
04/05/22House Special order, set for Immediatley after the reading of H. 5216
04/05/22House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ballentine, Wooten, Huggins, Chumley, Hiott
04/05/22House Amended (House Journal-page 42)
04/05/22House Read second time (House Journal-page 42)
04/05/22House Roll call Yeas-82 Nays-28 (House Journal-page 135)
04/06/22House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 6)
04/06/22House Roll call Yeas-80 Nays-24 (House Journal-page 7)
04/06/22Senate Introduced and read first time
04/06/22Senate Referred to Committee on Education
04/28/22Senate Polled out of committee Education (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/28/22Senate Committee report: Favorable Education (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/28/22Senate Special order, set for April 28, 2022 (Senate Journal-page 112)
04/29/22 Scrivener's error corrected
05/03/22Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 69)
05/04/22Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 59)
05/04/22Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 59)
05/04/22Senate Roll call Ayes-30 Nays-10 (Senate Journal-page 59)
05/10/22House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 606)
05/10/22House Roll call Yeas-70 Nays-33 (House Journal-page 607)
05/12/22 Ratified R 218 (Senate Journal-page 224)
05/16/22 Signed By Governor



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