Key Votes

HB 456 - Sexual Education in K-12 Public Schools - Key Vote

Montana Key Votes

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (65-32) -
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Sexual Education in K-12 Public Schools

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-24) -
Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (67-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Sexual Education in K-12 Public Schools

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows parental control over student participation in sexual education courses, effective July, 1, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits schools from allowing a child to attend a course of instruction, a class period, an assembly, an organized school function, or instruction of any type that involves human sexual education, human sexuality issues, or information regarding sexual acts unless each child's parent or guardian agrees in writing to allow the child's attendance (Sec. 2).
  • Requires schools to inform a parent or guardian no less than 48 hours prior to holding an event or course on human sexuality (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the school district to notify the parent or guardian of each student of the basic content of human sexuality instruction intended to be taught to the student and of the parent or guardian's right to include the student in the instruction (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits a school district from allowing any abortion services provider to offer materials or instruction related to sexual education at a school (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Sexual Education in K-12 Public Schools

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