House Bill 43

Last Action to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to high school newspapers.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 63
Sponsors B. Yonts, M. Marzian, T. Moore
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to provide that public high school student journalists have right to exercise freedom of speech and press in school-sponsored media; direct that student journalists are responsible for determining content of school-sponsored media; provide limitations for content determined by high school students; provide that school boards are immune from civil and criminal liability based on student expression in school-sponsored media; require local board adoption of student freedom of expression policy.
Index Headings of Original Version Civil Rights - Freedom of the press, high school
Education, Elementary and Secondary - High school newspapers, freedom of the press
News Media - High school newspapers, freedom of the press
Teachers - High school newspapers, freedom of the press


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • introduced in House
  • to Education (H)

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