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SB 1860: Freedom of Speech and the Press in the Public Education System


Freedom of Speech and the Press in the Public Education System; Providing that student journalists have the right to exercise freedom of the press in school-sponsored media; requiring that determinations regarding the news, opinion, feature, and advertising content of school-sponsored media be made by student journalists; authorizing student media advisors to teach professional standards of journalism to student journalists; prohibiting school districts from restricting the publication or broadcast of certain materials; requiring school districts to show prior justification for limiting student journalist expression, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Education; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 160
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 159
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Education