H.R.426: Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 21, 2021
  • Latest Major Action April 26, 2022

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

133 (All Republicans)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2021 This bill makes it a violation of federal law 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. The bill specifies that sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.426.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 26, 2022

Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Banks. Petition No: 117-13. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)

Jan. 21, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Jan. 21, 2021

Introduced in the House by Greg Steube (R-Fla.)

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