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SB 71 (BR 981) - S. Meredith, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., R. Girdler, M. Wilson

     AN ACT relating to health education.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require inclusion of abstinence education in any human sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases curriculum.


     SFA1( A. Kerr ) - Require inclusion in sex education of information regarding the recognition of child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and how to report.
     SFA2( D. Harper Angel ) - Replace content listed with content based on the National Health Education Standards.
     SFA3( G. Neal ) - Make abstinence content optional.
     HCS1 - Retain original provisions but delete references to marriage.
     HFA1( M. Marzian ) - Amend to permit a parent or guardian to opt-out of abstinence instruction.
     HFA2/P( M. Marzian ) - Delete all provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations regarding human sexuality education; require implementation of a Department of Education-approved plan during the 2019-2020 school year; set the minimum instructional requirements for grades four through12; require instruction by a certified teacher.

     Jan 08, 2018 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 09, 2018 - taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to Education (S)
     Jan 10, 2018 - taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Jan 11, 2018 - reported favorably, to Rules
     Jan 16, 2018 - floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 18, 2018 - floor amendment (2) filed
     Jan 22, 2018 - floor amendment (1) withdrawn
     Jan 24, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 24, 2018; 3rd reading; floor amendment (2) defeated; passed 32-5; floor amendment (3) filed
     Jan 25, 2018 - received in House
     Jan 29, 2018 - to Education (H)
     Feb 23, 2018 - posted in committee
     Mar 16, 2018 - posted in committee
     Mar 20, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 21, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 22, 2018
     Mar 27, 2018 - 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated; passed 77-14 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 29, 2018 - received in Senate
     Apr 02, 2018 - posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1); Bill passed 36-1; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 13, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 151)