5395-S.E AMH KRAF H5235.1
ESSB 5395 - H AMD TO ED COMM AMD (H-4971.4/20) 1760
By Representative Kraft
WITHDRAWN 03/04/2020
Beginning on page 1, line 3, strike all of section 1 and insert the following:
"NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 28A.210 RCW to read as follows:
(1) In accordance with the requirements of this section, every public school may offer reproductive health education to students in grades four through six. A school that provides instruction under this section may only use minimal graphics and diagrams for the instruction, and may not use photographs, props, or models.
(2) Instruction provided under this section may only focus on physiological changes resulting from puberty and may not include homework or internet components.
NEW SECTION.  Sec. 2. RCW 28A.300.475 (Medically accurate sexual health education—Curricula—Participation excused—Parental review) and 2007 c 265 s 2 are each repealed."
EFFECT: (1) Removes all provisions of the underlying striking amendment.
(2) Authorizes public schools, subject to specified requirements, to offer reproductive health to students in grades four through six.
(3) Repeals sexual health education requirements in current law.
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