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

There is one summary for H.R.5294. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/19/2016)

Student Privacy Protection and Safety Act of 2016

This bill invalidates the Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students, dated May 13, 2016, that was issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Education to provide guidance to schools receiving federal financial assistance about the treatment of transgender students under the prohibitions against sex discrimination in title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

The invalidation applies until superseded by an Act of Congress that directs federal departments to issue guidance on transgender issues.