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HB 239 - Requires Parental Consent for Sex Education - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Parental Consent for Sex Education

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (56-41) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (28-22) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Parental Consent for Sex Education

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires written parental or guardian consent in order for students to participate in sexual education classes, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Requires written parental or guardian consent in order for students to participate in any course of instruction, class period, assembly, or organized school function regarding sexual education (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits abortion service providers from offering, sponsoring, or furnishing course materials or instruction for sexual education (Sec. 2).
  • Requires schools to notify parents or guardians at least 48 hours prior to hosting a sexual education event or assembly and to include information about the content of the sexual education instruction (Sec. 2).
  • Requires school districts to provide public access to sexual education curriculum material prior to the use of the material in actual instruction (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Parental Consent for Sex Education

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