SPONSOR:

Rep. B. Short

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

147th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

TO

SENATE BILL NO. 97

 

 

 

 

 


 


AMEND House Bill No. 97 by deleting line 13 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

of the personís assigned sex at birth. Gender identity may be demonstrated by consistent and uniform assertion of the gender identity or any other evidence that the gender identity is sincerely held as part of a personís core identity; provided, however, that gender identity shall not be asserted for any improper purpose.

FURTHER AMEND House Bill No. 97 by deleting line 23 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

accommodation, facilities, advantages or privileges thereof. A place of public accommodation may provide reasonable accommodations based on gender identity in areas of facilities where disrobing is likely, such as locker rooms or other changing facilities, which reasonable accommodations may include a separate or private place for the use of persons whose gender-related identity, appearance or expression is different from their assigned sex at birth, provided that such reasonable accommodations are not inconsistent with the gender-related identity of such persons.For the purpose of training support animals to be used by

FURTHER AMEND House Bill No. 97 by deleting line 45 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

of the personís assigned sex at birth. Gender identity may be demonstrated by consistent and uniform assertion of the gender identity or any other evidence that the gender identity is sincerely held as part of a personís core identity; provided, however, that gender identity shall not be asserted for any improper purpose.

FURTHER AMEND House Bill No. 97 by deleting line 153 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

of the personís assigned sex at birth. Gender identity may be demonstrated by consistent and uniform assertion of the gender identity or any other evidence that the gender identity is sincerely held as part of a personís core identity; provided, however, that gender identity shall not be asserted for any improper purpose.

FURTHER AMEND House Bill No. 97 by deleting line 230 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

of the personís assigned sex at birth. Gender identity may be demonstrated by consistent and uniform assertion of the gender identity or any other evidence that the gender identity is sincerely held as part of a personís core identity; provided, however, that gender identity shall not be asserted for any improper purpose.

FURTHER AMEND House Bill No. 97 by deleting line 317 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

of the personís assigned sex at birth. Gender identity may be demonstrated by consistent and uniform assertion of the gender identity or any other evidence that the gender identity is sincerely held as part of a personís core identity; provided, however, that gender identity shall not be asserted for any improper purpose.


SYNOPSIS

This amendment clarifies that gender identity may be demonstrated by consistent and uniform assertion of the identity or other evidence that it is part of a personís core identity, and explicitly provides that places of public accommodation may provide reasonable accommodations on the basis of gender identity in areas of facilities where disrobing is likely, such as separate or private areas for the use of persons whose gender-related identity, appearance or expression is different from their assigned sex at birth.