HB 859: Education in Public Schools Concerning Human Sexuality
GENERAL BILL by Fullwood ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Bracy ; Clarke-Reed ; Cruz ; DuBose ; Geller ; Jones, S. ; Kerner ; McGhee ; Pafford ; Rogers
Education in Public Schools Concerning Human Sexuality; Creates "Florida Healthy Adolescent Act"; requires public schools that provide information or programs relating to human sexuality to provide comprehensive, medically accurate, & factual information that is developmentally & age appropriate; provides for review of certain materials & students to be excused in certain circumstances; repeals certain health education provisions.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in K-12 Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (KTS)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to K-12 Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 73
• Introduced -HJ 73
• Died in K-12 Subcommittee
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