Text: H.R.5294 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/19/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5294


To invalidate the reinterpretation of title IX through guidance issued by the Department of Education and the Department of Justice on May 13, 2016.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 19, 2016

Mr. Babin (for himself and Mr. Gosar) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To invalidate the reinterpretation of title IX through guidance issued by the Department of Education and the Department of Justice on May 13, 2016.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Student Privacy Protection and Safety Act of 2016”.

SEC. 2. The preservation of State and local authority of student privacy policies.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, regulation, or guidance regarding the application or implementation of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.), the letter entitled “Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students,” dated May 13, 2016, issued jointly by the Department of Justice and the Department of Education shall have no effect on any entity to which such title applies and shall have no effect on legal proceedings.

SEC. 3. Application of Act.

This Act shall apply until superseded by an Act of Congress that directs Federal departments to issue guidance on the matter of transgender issues.


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