KY HB296 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)
Status: Introduced on January 21 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-23 - to Education (H)
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Repeal and reenact KRS 158.1415 to require each school district to provide comprehensive sex education instruction to all public school students; establish minimum requirements for the comprehensive sex education instruction; establish minimum requirements for the comprehensive sexual education curricula and instructional materials; prohibit a school or school district from restricting the ability of an instructor to answer a question related to comprehensive sex education; require that a school make comprehensive sex education curricula and instructional materials available upon the request of a parent or guardian and establish a procedure for a parent or guardian to opt a student out of comprehensive sexual education instruction; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to implement, administer, and enforce this section; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations requiring that each school district submit a report on comprehensive sex education in the district biennially; require the Kentucky Department of Education to maintain a list of recommended comprehensive sex education curricula and instructional materials; permit a parent or guardian to file an action in Circuit Court to enforce these provisions.

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Title

AN ACT relating to health education.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-23Houseto Education (H)
2020-01-21Houseintroduced in House

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