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General Assembly



January Session, 2009

LCO No. 5938



Offered by:


SEN. WITKOS, 8th Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 899

File No. 680

Cal. No. 464

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes to the contrary, any local or regional board of education or school that provides instruction, lessons, programs, classes or curriculum that includes information or teaching on marriage or human sexuality, must inform the parent or legal guardian of any student in the same manner as currently used to inform them of the content of the instruction, lesson, program, class or curriculum, and any such parent or guardian may opt to remove the student from the instruction, lesson, program or class or any portion thereof with no penalty being assessed against the student. "