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§ 7-445. Instruction on the meaning of “consent” and respect for personal boundaries

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Health and Safety of Students (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2018
MD Code, Education, § 7-445
§ 7-445. Instruction on the meaning of “consent” and respect for personal boundaries
“Consent” defined
(a) In this section, “consent” means the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal relationships, including respect for personal boundaries.
In general
(b) Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, a county board shall provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of “consent” and respect for personal boundaries as part of the Family Life and Human Sexuality curriculum in every grade in which the curriculum is taught in public schools in the county.

Credits

Added by Acts 2018, c. 736, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 737, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018.
MD Code, Education, § 7-445, MD EDUC § 7-445
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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