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Legislature bans transgender females from playing on female sports teams, bill now being sent to governor

The Florida House passed a bill that bans transgender females from competing in female’s sports...
The Florida House passed a bill that bans transgender females from competing in female’s sports Wednesday evening.(Adam Mintzer)
Published: Apr. 28, 2021 at 9:31 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The Florida House passed a bill that bans transgender females from competing in female’s sports Wednesday evening.

The bill passed the House by a 79-37 vote. After a nearly two-hour debate, the Senate then approved the measure by a 23-16 vote.

This bill is now headed to Gov. DeSantis’ desk.

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