Republican Rep. Mark Pody said his bill was delayed in committee Tuesday to allow time to re-evaluate the wording.
Last month, the Trump administration withdrew President Obama’s directive that schools let students use bathrooms of their self-identified gender, not birth.
Republican Senate Speaker Randy McNally has said the state bill isn’t needed after the Trump administration’s move.
Pody says recent actions make it a state issue.
Pody’s bill would require students in public schools and public colleges and universities to use restrooms and locker rooms of their sex on their birth certificates.
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