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ID S1357

EDUCATIONINTRODUCED

Adds to existing law to establish the Higher Education Fairness Act to prohibit diversity, equity, and inclusion positions, diversity training, and political loyalty tests in higher education.

EDUCATION -- Adds to existing law to establish the Higher Education Fairness Act to prohibit diversity, equity, and inclusion positions, diversity training, and political loyalty tests in higher education.

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The university of Idaho and any private institution of higher education in the state of Idaho shall not expend funds appropriated by the Idaho legislature to establish, sustain, support, or staff a diversity, equity, and inclusion office or to contract, employ, engage, or hire an individual to serve as a diversity, equity, and inclusion officer. Any other institution of higher education shall not otherwise expend any funds derived from any funds appropriated by the Idaho legislature or any bequests, charges, deposits, donations, endowments, fees, grants, gifts, income, receipts, tuition, or any other source.

"diversity, equity, and inclusion office" expressly includes but is not limited to the following: (ii) The gender equity center at Boise state university; [...] (v) The office of equity and diversity at the university of Idaho; [...] (vii) The LGBTQA office at the university of Idaho;

"Diversity training" means a training, seminar, discussion group, workshop, or other instructional program, whether provided in-person, on3line, or by any other means, with a purpose of advising, counseling, demonstrating, explaining, instructing, or teaching participants about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Legislative Session

active

2024 Regular Session

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History

DateAction
2024-02-13Reported Printed; referred to State Affairs
2024-02-12Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing