Bill Status of SB2267 94th General Assembly
Short Description: AGE-APPROP SEX ED GRANT PROG
Sen. Carol Ronen - Kwame Raoul - Mattie Hunter - Iris Y. Martinez - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Don Harmon and James A. DeLeo
| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Age-appropriate Sex Education Grant Program Act. Subject to appropriation, requires the Department of Human Services to develop and administer a program of grants for programs of age-appropriate sex education. Provides that eligible grant applicants include (i) public school districts, (ii) State-certified local health departments, (iii) community based organizations, (iv) religious entities, and (v) consortiums or partnerships of school districts and community based organizations. Sets forth requirements for age-appropriate sex education programs and for applications to receive grants. Requires eligible applicants that have received grants under the Act to file an annual report with the Department and requires the Department to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly. Permits grants for curriculum development and innovative programming. Requires the Department to notify potential applicants at least 90 days prior to the application deadline. Requires the Department to promulgate rules reasonably necessary to implement and administer the Act. Effective immediately.