SB 1981

An Act relating to schools; creating the Oklahoma Sexual Education Reform and Parental Rights Protection Act; providing short title; defining terms; amending 25 O.S. 2021, Section 2003, which relates to the Parents Bill of Rights; requiring written consent to provide certain sexual education instruction to a student; requiring a school district board of education to adopt procedures to provide notification and require written consent prior to providing certain instruction; amending 70 O.S. 2021, Section 11-105.1, which relates to sex education curriculum and materials; requiring written consent from a parent or guardian for a student to participate in certain instruction; requiring certain information to be available on a school districts website; requiring written notification to include certain information; requiring certain classes or programs to only be taught by a certified teacher; prohibiting certain organizations from leading certain class or program; requiring only certain textbooks and instructional materials to be used in certain class or program; prohibiting the use of certain funds to purchase textbooks or materials not included on certain list; providing for codification; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency. (FIL )

Failed to Progress

Failed to Progress

2024 Regular Session


Lays out the limits and content permitted in sex-ed. Stresses an importance on heterosexual monogamous relationships within marriage. Requires teaching on sexual health and healthy relationships within said relationships. Shifts sex ed from opt-out parental approval to opt-in. 

January 25, 2024
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