House Bill 304

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Last Action 01/25/24: to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to education and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1215
Sponsors S. Baker, J. Tipton, J. Calloway, J. Decker, C. Fugate, D. Hale, M. Hart, J. Hodgson, M. Proctor, S. Rawlings, N. Tate, W. Thomas, T. Truett
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.191 to ensure parental rights and involvement by requiring notification within two business days of specific events; require a district to adopt procedures that both encourage students to speak with parents and require facilitation of the discussion with parents; forbid a district or school from adopting policies that keep any student information confidential from parents or refuse information requested by a parent with specific exceptions; forbid a district from requiring school personnel or students to use nonconforming pronouns for any individual instead of just students, establish the type of mental health services that the section does not prohibit a district from seeking for students; amend KRS 158.1415 to prohibit a child in any grade level from receiving instruction on a specific topic a parent has provided written notice to the school asserting an objection due to religious or moral beliefs; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish a cause of action for violations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to prohibit a disciplinary action or adverse employment action for an employee informing a parent of specific information about a student or declining to use a pronoun or title inconsistent with the individual's biological sex; amend KRS 158.193 to establish that a school employee may participate in voluntary, student-initiated, student-led prayer when invited to do so; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Employee rights, public school, provision
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Parental rights, public schools, cause of action
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Parental rights, public schools, provision
Effective Dates, Emergency - Parental rights, public schools, provision
Effective Dates, Emergency - Religious rights, public school employees, provision
Parental Rights - Public schools, parental rights, cause of action
Parental Rights - Public schools, parental rights, provision
Personnel and Employment - Employee rights, public school, provision
Religion - Parental rights, public schools, provision
Religion - Religious rights, public school employees, provision
Teachers - Employee rights, public school, provision
Civil Actions - Parental rights violation, public schools, cause of action

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01/18/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/25/24
  • to Education (H)


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