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Introduced Version House Bill 2976 History

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H. B. 2976


(By Delegate Hall)
[Introduced March 10, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Education then the Judiciary.]




A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2-7c , relating to requiring all middle schools and high schools to teach fetal development; and providing that nothing contained in the section can be construed as approving of abortion.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated
§18-2-7c , to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

§18-2-7c. Course of study in fetal development.

The State Board of Education, with the advice of the State Superintendent of Schools shall prescribe a curriculum to teach fetal development. Each middle school and high school in the state shall include the course of study for its students. Nothing in this section may be construed or interpreted to endorse, allow, permit or approve of any abortion.

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to
require all middle schools and high schools to teach fetal development.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
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