Bill Request 359

Title AN ACT relating to facial coverings in educational settings.
Bill Documents Original
Sponsors L. Bechler, M. Hart, T. Huff, S. Maddox, F. Rabourn
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 199.896 to provide that the license or certification of a child-care center shall not be refused or revoked for refusing to require facial coverings; amend KRS 199.898 to provide that parents and guardians of children enrolled in licensed, certified, or publicly funded child care facilities have a right to refuse facial coverings on behalf of their children without any retribution; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to prohibit requiring facial coverings on any public school premises, on school-sponsored transportation, or at a school-sponsored event; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit requiring facial coverings on property owned, leased, or operated by public postsecondary education institutions; provide exceptions for healthcare licensing board requirements imposed prior to January 1, 2020, and clinical research settings.
Index Headings Diseases - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement
Education, Higher - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement, exceptions
Health and Medical Services - Facial coverings, public postsecondary educational institution property, prohibition of requirement
Public Authorities - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
State Agencies - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Universities and Colleges - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement, exceptions
Children and Minors - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement

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08/16/21 Prefiled by the sponsor(s).

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