HB0251 (CH0736)

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Education - Family Life and Human Sexuality Curriculum - Boundaries and Consent

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kelly


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 736

Synopsis:Requiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal relationships, including respect for personal boundaries; and requiring the county board to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" as part of the Family Life and Human Sexuality curriculum beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kelly, Atterbeary, Barve, Brooks, Cullison, Fennell, Flanagan, Folden, Gutierrez, Hettleman, Hill, Jones, Kaiser, Korman, Lafferty, J. Lewis, Lierman, Luedtke, A. Miller, Morales, Mosby, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Robinson, Rosenberg, Simonaire, Tarlau, Valderrama, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilkins, K. Young, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0402
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1560 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Boundaries
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Human Rights
Public Schools
Sexual Offenses
Statutes:Article - Education

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May 21, 2018 10:36 A.M.