Bill Request 60

Title AN ACT relating to public education and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Original
Sponsors J. Fischer, M. Prunty, L. Bechler, M. Hart, K. King, S. Maddox, F. Rabourn, B. Reed, R. White
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.183 to require a local board of education or board of a public charter school to ensure that no public school or public charter school offers any classroom instruction or discussion that incorporates designated concepts related to race, sex, and religion; provide that a school district employee that violates the prohibition is subject to disciplinary action; authorize the Attorney General to enforce the prohibition; authorize a penalty of $5,000 for each day a violation persists after the Attorney General issues notification that a violation has occurred; require the commissioner of education to deduct the penalty from funds distributed to a school district; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to provide that no student enrolled at a public postsecondary education institution shall be required to engage in any form of mandatory gender or sexual diversity training or counseling; title the Act the "Education Non-Discrimination Act"; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Public education, prohibited instruction, concepts related to race, sex, and religion, penalties
Education, Finance - Prohibited instruction, penalty for persistent violation, $5,000 per day
Education, Higher - Public institutions, prohibited instruction, concepts related to race, sex, and religion
Effective Dates, Emergency - Public education, prohibited instruction
Teachers - Teaching prohibited concepts related to race, sex, and religion, discipline
Universities and Colleges - Public institutions, prohibited instruction, concepts related to race, sex, and religion
Children and Minors - Public education, prohibited instruction, concepts related to race, sex, and religion
Boards and Commissions - Local boards of education, prohibited instruction, concepts related to race, sex, and religion
Short Titles and Popular Names - Education Non Discrimination Act, END Act

Actions

06/01/21 Prefiled by the sponsor(s).

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