A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCLUDE INSTRUCTION IN THE SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM ON THE PREVENTABLE CAUSES OF PRETERM BIRTH, INCLUDING INDUCED ABORTION AS A CAUSE OF PRETERM BIRTH IN SUBSEQUENT PREGNANCIES, AND TO PROVIDE SUCH INFORMATION TO CHARTER, NONPUBLIC, AND HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS.
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes proposed changes to GS 115C-81(e1)(1) and instead amends GS 115C-81(e1)(4) to require each local school administrative unit to provide a reproductive health and safety education program commencing in the seventh grade that also includes teaching about the preventable causes of preterm deliveries, including induced abortion as a cause of preterm birth in subsequent pregnancies.
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