CS/SB 1320: Child Protection in Public Schools
Child Protection in Public Schools; Defining the term “sex”; prohibiting an employee, contractor, or student of a public school from being required to refer to a person using personal titles or pronouns that do not correspond with that person’s sex; prohibiting classroom instruction by school personnel on sexual orientation or gender identity until grade 9; providing that such prohibition applies to charter schools; providing that materials used to teach reproductive health or any disease as part of certain courses must be approved by the Department of Education; requiring district school boards to adopt and publish a specified process relating to student access to certain materials, etc.
Last Action: 5/2/2023 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1069 (Ch. 2023-105), HB 5101 (Ch. 2023-245) -SJ 685
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• Referred to Education Pre-K -12; Fiscal Policy
• On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K -12, 03/20/23, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Education Pre-K -12; YEAS 9 NAYS 3
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Education Pre-K -12 read 1st time
• Now in Fiscal Policy
• On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/13/23, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 14 NAYS 6
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/23
• Read 2nd time -SJ 684
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 1069 -SJ 685
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1069 (Ch. 2023-105), HB 5101 (Ch. 2023-245) -SJ 685
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