News / Utah / 

Bill Requiring Parental Consent for Student Clubs Overturned

Bill Requiring Parental Consent for Student Clubs Overturned



Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

(KSL News) The House has changed its mind on a bill meant to effectively ban gay-straight alliance clubs at public high schools.

House members passed the bill earlier yesterday but were informed of a procedural error that required them to vote again. That's when it was defeated.

If it had passed, it would have required parental consent for any student to join any school club. It would have also banned any club that "involves human sexuality" or threatens the "moral well-being" of students.

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics

Utah

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast