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Parent's Bill Of Rights

Concerning the creation of a parent's bill of rights.
2022 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

The bill establishes a parent's bill of rights that sets forth specific parental rights related to directing the upbringing, education, and health care of a minor child.

The bill requires a board of education of a school district, board of cooperative services, charter school, or institute charter school, in consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators, to develop and adopt a policy to promote the involvement of parents of the enrolled minor child.

The bill prohibits an individual, corporation, association, organization, state-supported institution, or individual employed by any of these entities from procuring, soliciting to perform, arranging for the performance of, or performing a surgical procedure upon a minor without written or verbal consent from the minor's parent. Parental consent is not required if the minor is in the custody of a county department of human or social services or the division of youth services.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. T. Van Beber


Rep. R. Holtorf, Rep. S. Luck, Rep. M. Lynch, Rep. P. Neville, Rep. R. Pelton, Rep. A. Pico, Rep. K. Ransom, Rep. J. Rich


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