HB1169 (2008) Detail

Relative to parental approval of a student's participation in human sexuality instruction in public schools.


HB 1169 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2535

04/01

HOUSE BILL 1169

AN ACT relative to parental approval of a student’s participation in human sexuality instruction in public schools.

SPONSORS: Rep. Hopfgarten, Rock 5; Rep. N. Elliott, Hills 19; Rep. Mooney, Hills 19

COMMITTEE: Education

ANALYSIS

This bill requires a school district to obtain the written consent of a parent or guardian prior to providing human sexuality instruction to a pupil.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2535

04/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to parental approval of a student’s participation in human sexuality instruction in public schools.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; School Boards; Instruction in Human Sexuality. Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 11-b the following new section:

189:11-c Instruction in Human Sexuality; Written Consent Required. No human sexuality instruction shall be provided to a pupil without the written consent of the pupil’s parent or guardian. Such request for consent shall include a description of the basic content of the school district’s course in human sexuality, and shall be provided to a parent or guardian separately from any other written school notices or forms at least 14 days before the date on which the human sexuality instruction begins.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1169 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1169 Revision: 11372 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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