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 amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends proposed GS 115C-81(e)(4) to make clarifying changes and to expand upon the activities that students are taught are preventable causes of preterm birth in subsequent pregnancies to also include smoking, drinking alcohol, using illicit drugs, and inadequate prenatal care. Makes conforming changes to Section 2 of the act.
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