Reference is to Printer's Date 6/4/14-S.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Section 59-32-20 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
Before August 1, 1988, the board, through the
department, shall select or develop an instructional unit with
separate components addressing the subjects of reproductive
health education, family life education, pregnancy prevention
education, and sexually transmitted diseases and make the
instructional unit available to local school districts. The
board, through the department, also shall make available
information about other programs developed by other states upon
request of a local school district.
(B) In addition to the provisions of subsection (A), before July 1, 2014, the board, through the department, shall select or develop instructional units in sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention, with separate units appropriate for each age level from four-year old kindergarten through twelfth grade."
SECTION 2. Section 59-32-30 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection at the end to read:
"( ) Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, districts annually shall provide age-appropriate instruction in sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention to all students in four-year old kindergarten, where offered, through twelfth grade. This instruction must be based on the units developed by the board, through the department, in Section 59-32-20(B)."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.