Bill Text: IA SF119 | 2017-2018 | 87th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act requiring that human growth and development instruction by school boards include age-appropriate information regarding dating violence and prevention.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-01-25 - Subcommittee: Behn, Chelgren, and Quirmbach. S.J. 131. [SF119 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2017-SF119-Introduced.html

Senate File 119 - Introduced




                                 SENATE FILE       
                                 BY  QUIRMBACH, HOGG,
                                     DOTZLER, DVORSKY,
                                     JOCHUM, HART, BOULTON,
                                     PETERSEN, BOLKCOM,
                                     MATHIS, and RAGAN

                                      A BILL FOR

  1 An Act requiring that human growth and development instruction
  2    by school boards include age=appropriate information
  3    regarding  dating violence and prevention.
  4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
    TLSB 1513XS (4) 87
    kh/rj

PAG LIN



  1  1    Section 1.  Section 279.50, subsection 2, Code 2017, is
  1  2 amended to read as follows:
  1  3    2.  Each school board shall provide age=appropriate and
  1  4 research=based instruction in human growth and development
  1  5 including instruction regarding human sexuality,; self=esteem,;
  1  6  stress management,; interpersonal relationships,; dating
  1  7 violence; affirmative, conscious, and voluntary consent
  1  8 to engage in sexual activity; domestic abuse,; HPV and the
  1  9 availability of a vaccine to prevent HPV,; and acquired immune
  1 10 deficiency syndrome, as required in section 256.11, in grades
  1 11 one through twelve.
  1 12                           EXPLANATION
  1 13 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
  1 14 the explanation's substance by the members of the general assembly.
  1 15    This bill provides that the age=appropriate and
  1 16 research=based instruction in human growth and development,
  1 17 which each school board must provide, must include instruction
  1 18 regarding dating violence and affirmative, conscious, and
  1 19 voluntary consent to engage in sexual activity.
       LSB 1513XS (4) 87
       kh/rj
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