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HB 15 - Sexually Transmitted Disease Education - Key Vote

Utah Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Sexually Transmitted Disease Education

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (50-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Sexually Transmitted Disease Education

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that requires the Department of Health to disseminate information to the public and health care professionals about sexually transmitted diseases, their health consequences, and treatment options.

- Requires that information identify abstinence before marriage and fidelity after marriage as the surest way to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases [sec. 1 (2) (a) (ii) (C)]. - Disallows the distribution of information about sexually transmitted diseases to public schools [sec. 1 (2) (c) (ii)]. - Appropriates $175,000 to the Department of Health for education, prevention and the treatment of chlamydia and gonorrhea for the 2008-2009 fiscal year (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (52-15) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Sexually Transmitted Disease Education



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