.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 844, the second engrossment, as follows:
Page 24, after line 23, insert:
"Sec. 9. [121A.35] STUDENT PHYSICAL PRIVACY ACT.
1.4 Subdivision 1. Purpose. The purpose of this section is to protect and provide for
1.5the privacy and safety of all students enrolled in public schools and to maintain
1.6dignity in restrooms, locker rooms, changing rooms, showers, and other facilities
1.7students may be in various states of undress in the presence of other students.
1.8 Subd. 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have
1.9the meanings given them.
1.10(a) "Sex" means the physical condition of being male or female, which is determined
1.11by a person's chromosomes and is identified at birth by a person's anatomy.
1.12(b) "Public school" means a public school under section 120A.05, subdivisions 9,
1.1311, 13, and 17, and a charter school under section 124D.10.
1.14 Subd. 3. Student physical privacy protection. (a) A public school student
1.15restroom, locker room, changing room, and shower room accessible by multiple students
1.16at the same time shall be designated for the exclusive use by students of the male
1.17only or by students of the female sex only.
1.18(b) A public school student restroom, locker room, changing room, and shower room
1.19that is designated for the exclusive use of one sex shall be used only by members
of that sex.
1.20(c) In any other public school facility or setting where a student may be in a state
1.21undress in the presence of other students, school personnel shall provide separate,
1.22and safe areas designated for use by students based on their sex.
1.23(d) Nothing in this section shall prohibit public schools from providing
1.24accommodation such as single-occupancy facilities or controlled use of faculty
1.25facilities upon a student request due to special circumstances, but in no event shall
1.26accommodation result in a public school allowing a student to use a facility designated
1.27under paragraph (b) for a sex other than the student's own sex.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly