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CA SB 1368

Title: School curriculum: sexual health education and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention education: health framework: pregnancy centers.
Author: Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh

Summary
SB 1368, as introduced, Ochoa Bogh. School curriculum: sexual health education and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention education: health framework: pregnancy centers. Existing law establishes the Instructional Quality Commission and requires the commission to, among other things, recommend curriculum frameworks to the State Board of Education.This bill would require the commission, when the Health Framework for California Public Schools is next revised after January 1, 2025, to include information on pregnancy centers as a resource in that health framework.Existing law, the California Healthy Youth Act, requires school districts to ensure that all pupils in grades 7 to 12, inclusive, receive comprehensive sexual health education and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention education, as specified. Under the act, this instruction includes, among other things, information about local resources related to sexual and reproductive health and pregnancy prevention and care, as provided.This bill would require the department to make information about pregnancy centers available on its internet website and would require pregnancy centers to be included by school districts in the above-described information about local resources. By imposing additional duties on school districts, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to the statutory provisions noted above.

Status
Referred to Com. on ED.

Bill Documents
CA SB 1368 - 02/16/24 - Introduced
02/16/24 - CA SB 1368 (02/16/24 - Introduced)