SB 31 (BR 477) - K. Stein, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel
AN ACT relating to comprehensive sex education in schools.
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; require an entity that receives state funding and offers human sexuality education or teen pregnancy prevention to adopt science-based content.
Jan 8-introduced in Senate
Jan 10-to Education (S)