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

Montana Key Votes

Brian Schweitzer vetoed this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (-) -


Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Sexual Education in K-12 Public Schools

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

Title: Sexual Education in K-12 Public Schools

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

  • 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


  • Cary L. Smith (MT - R) (Out Of Office)


  • Gerald A. 'Jerry' Bennett (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Berry (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark W. Blasdel (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joanne Blyton (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Champ Edmunds Jr. (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey V. 'Jeff' Essmann (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alan Hale (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Howard (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pat Ingraham (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas L. 'Doug' Kary (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Kennedy (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James Knox (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cleve J. Loney (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom McGillvray (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Milburn (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' More (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse A. O'Hara (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ryan Osmundson (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth D. 'Ken' Peterson (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee Randall (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Read (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Derek Skees (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wayne C. Stahl (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Janna Taylor (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon J. 'Gordy' Vance (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert John 'Bob' Wagner (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wendy E. Warburton (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Art Wittich (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
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