Senate Bill 31

Last Action to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to comprehensive sex education in schools.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 477
Sponsors K. Stein, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require science-based content and age appropriate and medically accurate standards for human sexuality education; provide that a parent or guardian may excuse a child from the educational program and permit the parent or guardian to review instructional material upon request; specify that nothing requires a school district, public school, or family resource and youth services center to offer human sexuality education; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to permit the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to refuse federal funding for abstinence-only education; require science-based content if state funds are received by the cabinet or subcontractor for human sexuality education or teen pregnancy prevention; permit the cabinet to promulgate an administrative regulation to specify instructional content; require an entity that receives state funding and offers human sexuality education or teen pregnancy prevention to adopt science-based content.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Sex education, instructional content
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, instructional content of sex education
Children and Minors - Sex education, instructional content


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