ASSEMBLY, No. 3883

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

220th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED MAY 9, 2022

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman† SEAN T. KEAN

District 30 (Monmouth and Ocean)

Assemblyman† CHRISTOPHER P. DEPHILLIPS

District 40 (Bergen, Essex, Morris and Passaic)

Assemblyman† JAY WEBBER

District 26 (Essex, Morris and Passaic)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblyman Thomson

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Prohibits board of education from providing instruction in family life education, sex education, sexual health, sexual orientation, or gender identity to students in preschool through grade four.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As introduced.

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An Act concerning sex education in public schools and supplementing chapter 35 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.†

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† a.† A board of education shall not provide instruction in family life education, sex education, sexual health, sexual orientation, or gender identity to students enrolled in preschool through grade four.†

†††† b.††† Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4 of P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-46) or any other law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, the State Board of Education shall, within 30 days of the effective date of this act, revise the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education to reflect the provisions of subsection a. of this section.†

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.†

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill prohibits a board of education from providing instruction in family life education, sex education, sexual health, sexual orientation, or gender identity to students enrolled in preschool through grade four.†

†††† The bill also requires that the State Board of Education, within 30 days of the billís effective date, revise the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education to reflect the billís provisions.†