SB 85 (BR 1203) - K. Stein, J. Bowen
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; 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 the 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.
Feb 1-introduced in Senate
Feb 3-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)