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Introduced Version House Bill 3124 History

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H. B. 3124


(By Delegate Barker)
[Introduced March 22, 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 article, designated §16-2J-1, relating to requiring that fetus models be displayed in schools and providing a fine for failure to comply with this section.

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 article, designated §16-2J-1, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2J. FETUS MODELS REQUIRED IN SCHOOLS.
§16-2J-1. Fetus models required in schools.

Each secondary and middle school in the State of West Virginia shall display, in a prominent and public place, a set of fetal models that depict the size and appearance of the unborn child in the womb at least five stages of development. Said fetal models shall be displayed for at least two one-month periods during each school year, one of these months ending before the fifteenth day of December, and the other month beginning after the fifteenth day of January in the following calendar year.
The penalty for violation of this section shall be a fine of not less than three hundred dollars for each day the requirement is not met.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to
require that fetus models be displayed in schools and provide a fine for failure to comply with this section .

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