IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 4, 2021
Mr. Lee (for himself, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Cotton, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Hawley, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Tuberville, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Ms. Ernst, Mrs. Capito, and Mr. Paul) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To provide that for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in athletics, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth.
This Act may be cited as the
Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2021.
Section 901 of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681) is amended by adding at the end the following:
It shall be a violation of subsection (a) 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.
For purposes of this subsection, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth.