The House of Delegates approved the bill with an 80-20 vote after the Senate passed a version Thursday that expands its focus to include college sports.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Transgender athletes in West Virginia would be banned from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges under a bill that won approval from the legislature Friday.

The bill heads to the desk of Republican Gov. Jim Justice, who has not publicly commented on the matter.

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His office did not immediately return an email seeking comment.

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The House of Delegates approved it 80-20 after the Senate passed a version Thursday that expands its focus to include college sports.

A Republican leader said it might result in the NCAA not hosting a tournament in the state.

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