House Bill 187

Last Action 01/06/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to student journalist freedom.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 820
Sponsors A. Scott, N. Kulkarni
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to make legislative findings; establish definitions; provide additional free speech protections for student journalists; place limitations on additional protections; provide protection for student media advisors; require each district to adopt a written policy for time, place, and manner restrictions, and for an appeals procedure; provide that student speech not be considered school speech; provide that a student journalist or student media advisor may seek injunctive relief; establish the short title of "New Voices Act".
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Local school board, student journalism protection, adoption of policies
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Student journalists and student media advisors, protections
News Media - Student journalists, public high schools, protections
Teachers - Student media advisors, protections
Short Titles and Popular Names - New Voices Act


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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