The bill had died in committee last week, but it's been given new life thanks to a procedural motion rarely used.
The bill would have prohibited discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity in grades K-8 and would have barred teachers from revealing their identity to students.
Judd, who was shot to death in Louisiana in September, has just recently been acknowledged as transgender.
The accused allegedly choked the then-18-year-old and cut the teen's wrists almost to the bone.
Her death occurred in October but is just now being widely reported, bringing 2021's total to 55.
Johnson was at least the 35th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person to die by violence in the U.S. this year.