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· March 3, 2015
Legislation: Ohio Senate Bill 101 – Sexual Health Education
Bill: Senate Bill 101 (full text)Title: Sexual Health Education
Sponsors: Senator Cafaro
Co-Sponsors: Senators Yuko, Skindell, Tavares
Bill Analysis: This bill requires comprehensive sexual health and sexually transmitted infection education in schools and it creates the Ohio teen pregnancy task force to monitor and evaluate teen pregnancy prevention strategies and programs in Ohio.
The bill also modifies coverage for prescription contraceptive drugs and devices and it requires the provision of hospital and pregnancy prevention service for victims of sexual assault.
Status: Introduced in the Senate March 3, 2015. Referred to the Senate Health and Human Services Committee March 4, 2015. Received Committee Hearing on October 14, 2015.