HB 119 (BR 207) - M. Marzian, J. Jenkins, R. Palumbo
AN ACT relating to public health.
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, and 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 cabinet to promulgate an administrative regulation to specify instructional content, and require an entity that receives state funding and offers human sexuality education or teen pregnancy prevention to adopt science-based content.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 5-introduced in House; to Education (H)