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LA HB122


Provides relative to discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools

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Sexual orientation, gender identity; prohibited instruction, discussion. No teacher, school employee, or other presenter at a school shall engage in the following discussions with students in grades kindergarten through twelve: (1) Covering the topics of sexual orientation or gender identity in any classroom discussion or instruction in a manner that deviates from state content standards or curricula developed or approved by public school governing authorities. (2) Covering the topics of sexual orientation or gender identity during any extracurricular academic, athletic, or social activity under the jurisdiction of the school or public school governing authority. (3) Discussing his own sexual orientation or gender identity.

Legislative Session


2024 Regular Session


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2024-05-1513:00HearingJohn J. Hainkel, Jr. RoomSenate Committee on Education
2024-04-1012:00HearingRoom 1House Committee on Education


2024-06-19Effective date: 08/01/2024.
2024-06-19Signed by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 681.
2024-05-31Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
2024-05-28Signed by the President of the Senate.
2024-05-28Enrolled and signed by the Speaker of the House.
2024-05-28Received from the Senate without amendments.
2024-05-23Rules suspended. Read by title, passed by a vote of 28 yeas and 7 nays, and ordered returned to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.
2024-05-21Reported without Legislative Bureau amendments. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage.
2024-05-20Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau.
2024-05-16Reported favorably.
2024-04-22Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Education.
2024-04-17Received in the Senate. Read first time by title and placed on the Calendar for a second reading.
2024-04-16Read third time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, yeas 69, nays 28. Finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate.
2024-04-11Scheduled for floor debate on 04/16/2024.
2024-04-11Read by title, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading.
2024-04-10Reported favorably (9-3).
2024-03-11Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Education.
2024-02-23First appeared in the Interim Calendar on 2/23/2024.
2024-02-22Under the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Education.