2019 Senate Bill 49 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

686B0103   SENATE BILL   NO.  49  

Introduced by:    Senator Bolin and Representative Brunner
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to declare void the transgender procedure adopted by the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The transgender procedure adopted by the board of directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association at its meeting on August 27, 2015, is hereby declared void. For purposes of participation in athletics sanctioned by the association, the sole determinant of a student's sexual identity is the sexual identity noted on the student's certificate of birth. If no sexual identity is noted on the student's certificate of birth, the sole determinant is the sexual identity noted on the South Dakota High School Activities Association Physical Exam Form that is completed by a health care professional at the student's physical examination.


100 copies were printed on recycled paper by the South Dakota
Legislative Research Council at a cost of $.167 per page.
 
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Insertions into existing statutes are indicated by underscores.
Deletions from existing statutes are indicated by overstrikes.
 

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