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Tennessee Bill Defining Certain Terms for Vital Records (HB 2600)

This law was last updated on Jun 2, 2016


State

Tennessee

Number

HB 2600

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 21, 2016

Topics

Anti-Transgender, LGBTQ

Full Bill Text

www.capitol.tn.gov

HB 2600 would define the terms husband, wife, male, and female for purposes of governmental records and public filings of the office of vital records.

The bill would define “husband” to mean a natural-born male as defined by the person’s original birth certificate.

The bill would define “wife” to mean a natural-born female as defined by the person’s original birth certificate.

The bill would define “male” as a natural-born male and “female” as a natural-born female as noted on the person’s original birth certificate.

The bill specifies that any document presented for filing with the office of vital records that does not conform to the definitions above would be considered void.

STATUS

Companion bill to SB 2275.


People

Primary Sponsor