Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 45

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-30-5-16.5.

Synopsis: Fetal development curriculum. Requires each school corporation to include instruction regarding human fetal development in the school corporation's high school health education curriculum.

Effective: July 1, 2006.





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    January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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SENATE BILL No. 45



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-30-5-16.5; (06)IN0045.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-30-5-16.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 16.5. (a) Each school corporation shall include in the school corporation's high school health education curriculum instruction regarding human fetal development as adopted by the state board. The instruction must include:
        (1) the result of human sperm and egg convergence;
        (2) the resulting development of human conception;
        (3) the health consequences of early termination of pregnancy;

         (4) photographic images portraying each state of uterine fetal development; and
        (5) descriptions of human fetal development.
    (b) The department shall develop, in consultation with the state department of health or any other appropriate organization, human fetal development educational materials to be made

available to school corporations to assist teachers in providing the instruction required by this section.
    (c) The department shall recommend, and the state board shall adopt, rules under IC 4-22-2 concerning the instruction required by this section.