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SB 5766 - Requires School Districts to Adopt Transgender Student Policies and Procedures - Washington Key Vote

Timothy Sheldon voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-18) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires School Districts to Adopt Transgender Student Policies and Procedures

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires school districts to adopt transgender student policies and procedures as a part of their anti-harassment policy.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires every school district to adopt policies and procedures that prohibit bullying of transgender students (Sec. 1).

  • Requires each district to designate 1 individual as the primary contact regarding transgender student policies (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this point of contact will also be responsible for receiving formal and informal complaints of bullying of transgender students (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the development of a statewide training class that addresses bullying and discriminatory harassment of transgender students and outlines guidelines on gender identity and expression (Sec. 2).

  • Requires completion of the aforementioned training class before an individual can serve as the primary contact regarding a school district’s transgender student policies (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires School Districts to Adopt Transgender Student Policies and Procedures

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