|Public Act 096-1082|
|SB3332 Enrolled||LRB096 18091 NHT 33466 b|
AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by changing Section
27-9.1 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/27-9.1)
(from Ch. 122, par. 27-9.1)
(a) No pupil shall be required to take or participate in
any class or course
in comprehensive sex education if his
parent or guardian submits written
objection thereto, and
refusal to take or participate in such course or
not be reason for suspension or expulsion of such pupil.
class or course in comprehensive sex education offered in any
grades 6 through 12 shall include instruction on the
transmission and spread of AIDS.
Nothing in this
Section prohibits instruction in sanitation, hygiene or
traditional courses in biology.
(b) All public elementary, junior high, and senior high
classes that teach sex education and discuss sexual
emphasize that abstinence is the expected
norm in that abstinence from
sexual intercourse is the only
protection that is 100% effective against unwanted teenage
sexually transmitted diseases, and acquired immune