MS HB1268 | 2013 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2013 - 100% progression
Action: 2013-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Create New Section 37-13-175, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The "optimal Teen Health Act"; To Create New Section 37-13-177, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Definition To Certain Terms Used Herein; To Create New Section 37-13-179, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Shall Be The State Standard For Sex-related Education Offered In Public Schools; To Prescribe The Standards To Be Used To Ensure That Sex-related Education Offered In Public Schools Promotes The Optimal Health Of Students Which Is Age And Grade Appropriate; To Require Local School Boards To Offer Sexual Risk Avoidance As A Component Of The Districts Curriculum Beginning No Earlier Than Grade 6; To Prohibit The Use Of Certain Materials And The Endorsement Of Certain Sexual Activities In The Curriculum; To Create New Section 37-13-181, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Each School Offering Instruction On Human Sexuality To Provide One Week's Written Notice Of Any Presentation Of Information; To Require That Schools Receive Written Permission From The Parents Of A Child Before The Child Is Allowed To Attend Such Instruction Or Presentation; To Prescribe What Information Shall Be Included In The Notice Provided To Parents; To Amend Sections 41-79-5, 41-79-51, 41-79-53 And 41-79-55, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; And For Related Purposes.

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Optimal Teen Health Act; create.



2013-02-05HouseDied In Committee
2013-01-21HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

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