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SB 777 - Requiring Comprehensive Sex Education Using State Funds - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (43-4) -
Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (22-3) -
Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requiring Comprehensive Sex Education Using State Funds

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (23-2) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (44-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Comprehensive Sex Education When Using State Funds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires recipients of state funding for sexual health education to provide age appropriate, medically accurate education that includes information about abstinence, contraception, and methods of disease and unintended pregnancy prevention.

Highlights:
-Defines "medically accurate" as verified or supported by research conducted in compliance with accepted scientific methods and recognized as accurate and objective by professional organizations and agencies with expertise in the relevant field, including, but not limited to, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Public Health Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Sec. 2). -Defines "age appropriate" as suitable to a particular age or age-group based on developing cognitive, emotional, and behavioral capacity typical for that age or age group (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Comprehensive Sex Education When Using State Funds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires recipients of state funding for sexual health education to provide age appropriate, medically accurate education that includes information about abstinence, contraception, and methods of disease prevention.

Highlights:
-Defines "medically accurate" as verified or supported by research conducted in compliance with accepted scientific methods and recognized as accurate and objective by professional organizations and agencies with expertise in the relevant field, including, but not limited to, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Public Health Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Sec. 2). -Defines "age appropriate" as suitable to a particular age or age-group based on developing cognitive, emotional, and behavioral capacity typical for that age or age group (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requiring Comprehensive Sex Education When Using State Funds

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