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SB 1205 - Requires Public School Teachers to Adhere to FCC Regulations - Key Vote

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Steve Pierce voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (14-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Public School Teachers to Adhere to FCC Regulations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires public school teachers to adhere to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations regarding speech.

Highlights:
  • Requires a person providing classroom instruction in a public school to adhere to FCC regulations concerning obscenity, indecency, and profanity when engaging in speech or conduct in a classroom setting (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “public school” as a public preschool, elementary, junior high, middle school or high school (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes a school to suspend or terminate a person’s employment for any violations of the FCC guidelines, but specifies minimum punishments as follows (Sec. 1):
    • For the first or second occurrence at minimum a warning shall be issued to the person;
    • For the third occurrence, the school shall suspend the person for at least 1 week without pay;
    • For the fourth occurrence, the school shall suspend the person for at least 2 weeks without pay; and
    • For the fifth occurrence, the school shall terminate the person’s employment.
  • Specifies that all complaints received by a school for a violation of these regulations shall be investigated by the principle prior to any disciplinary action (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Public School Teachers to Adhere to FCC Regulations

Sponsors

  • Lori Klein (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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