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Missouri Parental Liberty Bill (HB 1755)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016


State

Missouri

Number

HB 1755

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 6, 2016

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Conscience and Refusal Clauses, Parental Involvement, Sex Ed and Abstinence Only

Full Bill Text

house.mo.gov

HB 1755 would prohibit the state of Missouri from interfering with a parent’s right to oversee the health and education of their child without demonstrating a compelling governmental interest.

The bill states that the “liberty of a parent to direct the upbringing, education, and care of his or her child is a fundamental right.”

As reported by RH Reality Check:

The broad language of the bill could have significant ramifications beyond reproductive health care. The GOP bill could impact everything from laws governing the vaccination of minors to criminal prosecution of child abuse.

STATUS

Similar to HB 557, which failed to pass in 2015.


People

Primary Sponsor