A bill would make state statutes gender-neutral.
It was then rewritten to be gender-neutral.
"Bottom line, this bill would do that for the entire state," Stevens said.
The new proposal calls for the state General Statutes Commission to recommend any changes in pronouns to the state constitution or laws by 2010.
An existing state law already says that any reference to a "he" should be read as "he or she" for legal purposes.