2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 6,
TO SENATE BILL 206
June 13, 2013 - Offered by Representatives Ringhand,
Richards, Clark, Smith,
Sinicki, C. Taylor, Berceau, Goyke, Johnson, Billings, Bernard Schaber,
Wright, Young, Zepnick, Barnes, Kessler, Pope, Ohnstad, Hesselbein and
115.29 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.29 (7) Teen pregnancy prevention.
Apply for all
federal funds allocated 7for providing instruction in any of the subjects identified in s. 118.019 to
8evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs that have been proven through
9rigorous evaluation to delay sexual activity, increase contraceptive use, and reduce
10teen pregnancy in order to implement such a program
118.019 (1) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
118.019 (1) Purpose.
The purpose of this section is to encourage all school 13
boards to ensure that pupils in their districts are provided age-appropriate
instruction in human growth and development. The instruction should support and 2
enhance communication between pupils and their parents and provide pupils with 3
the knowledge, skills, and support necessary to make healthy decisions now and 4
throughout their lifetimes and to make responsible decisions about sexual behavior.
118.019 (1m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) "Age-appropriate" means suitable to a particular age group 7
of pupils based on their the
developing cognitive and emotional capacity of
and 8consistent with adolescent development and community standards behaviors typical
9for the age group
118.019 (1m) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 118.019 (1m) (b) 11
(intro.) and amended to read:
(b) (intro.) "Medically accurate information" means information 13
that is scientifically-based and published, where
satisfies all of the following:
appropriate, the information is published
in peer-reviewed journals 15and textbooks
118.019 (1m) (b) 1. and 3. of the statutes are created to read:
(b) 1. The information is supported by the weight of research 18
conducted in compliance with accepted scientific methods.
3. The information is recognized as accurate by relevant leading professional 20
organizations or agencies, such as the American Medical Association, the American 21
Public Health Association, or the American Academy of Pediatrics.
118.019 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to 23
118.019 (2) Subjects.
(intro.) A school board may provide an instructional 2
program in human growth and development in grades kindergarten to 12. If 3
provided, the instructional program shall do all of the following:
118.019 (2) (a) 1. and 2. of the statutes are amended to read:
(a) 1. The importance of communication about sexuality and
6decision making about sexual behavior
between the pupil and the pupil's parents or, 7
guardians, or other family members
2. Reproductive and sexual anatomy and physiology, including biological, 9
emotional, and intellectual
changes that accompany maturation.
118.019 (2) (a) 3. and 4. of the statutes are created to read:
(a) 3. Puberty, pregnancy, parenting, body image, and gender 12
4. The skills needed to make responsible decisions about sexuality and sexual 14
behavior throughout the pupil's life, including how to refrain from making 15
inappropriate verbal, physical, and sexual advances and how to recognize, rebuff, 16
and report any unwanted or inappropriate verbal, physical, and sexual behaviors.
118.019 (2) (a) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 5. The benefits of and reasons for abstaining from sexual 19
activity. Instruction under this subdivision shall stress the value of abstinence as 20
the only most
reliable way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections,
21and shall identify the skills necessary to remain abstinent
118.019 (2) (a) 6. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 6. The health benefits, side effects, and proper use of 24
contraceptives and barrier methods approved by the federal food and drug
administration to prevent pregnancy and barrier methods approved by the federal 2
food and drug administration to prevent sexually transmitted infections.
118.019 (2) (a) 10. and 11. of the statutes are repealed.
118.019 (2) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) Use instructional methods and materials that do not promote 6
bias against pupils of any race, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnic or cultural 7
background or against sexually active pupils or children with disabilities.
118.019 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
(c) Address Promote
self-esteem and personal responsibility, 10
positive interpersonal skills, and with an emphasis on
11including friendships, marriage, and romantic and familial relationships
118.019 (2) (e) and (f) of the statutes are repealed.
118.019 (2d) of the statutes is repealed.
118.019 (2m) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 118.019 (2m) 15
(a) and amended to read:
(a) If a school board provides instruction in any of the areas under 17
sub. (2) (a), the school board shall ensure that instruction conforms to s. 118.13 (1)
18and that the following is provided, when age appropriate, in the same course and
19during the same year: in marriage and parental responsibility is provided.
118.019 (2m) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) (intro.) The school board shall ensure that instruction related 22
to the areas under sub. (2) (a) does all of the following:
118.019 (2m) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 118.019 (2m) (b) 24
1. and amended to read:
(b) 1. Presents abstinence from sexual activity as the preferred 2
choice of behavior in relationship to all sexual activity
for unmarried pupils.
118.019 (2m) (d) of the statutes is renumbered 118.019 (2m) (b) 4
2. and amended to read:
(b) 2. Emphasizes that abstinence from sexual activity before 6
marriage is the only reliable most reliable
way to prevent pregnancy and sexually 7
transmitted diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus and acquired 8
118.019 (2m) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
118.019 (2m) (f) of the statutes is repealed.
118.019 (2m) (g) of the statutes is renumbered 118.019 (2r) (a) 12
and amended to read:
(a) Explains the The
criminal penalties under ch. 948 for engaging 14
in sexual activities involving a child.