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Gov. Lee signs bill, restricts teams transgender students can play on

Published: Apr. 24, 2022 at 3:08 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The transgender athlete pay bill is now officially state law.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed a bill on Friday that restricts transgender students from playing on the team of the gender they identify with.

The new law will cause a school to lose state funding if they allow transgender students to play on a team that does not align with their gender assigned at birth.

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