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CS/SB 1634: Parental Rights

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Stargel

Parental Rights; Designating the “Parents’ Bill of Rights”; providing that the state, its political subdivisions, other governmental entities, or other institutions may not infringe on parental rights without demonstrating specified information; providing that a parent of a minor child has specified rights relating to his or her minor child; requiring each district school board in consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators, to develop and adopt a policy to promote parental involvement in the public school system; prohibiting certain health care practitioners from taking specified actions without a parent’s written permission, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/26/2020 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Education; Rules -SJ 160
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 160
1/30/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/04/20, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/4/2020 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 239
• Now in Education
2/12/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/17/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/17/2020 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 325
2/18/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/19/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 332
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
2/26/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building