HB 1090  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2485

10/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1090

 

AN ACT relative to teaching on discrimination in the public schools.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. DiLorenzo, Rock. 17; Rep. Langley, Hills. 8; Rep. Cote, Hills. 31; Rep. Simpson, Rock. 36; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Petrigno, Hills. 23; Rep. Harriott-Gathright, Hills. 36; Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that no education law of this state shall be construed to bar any school employee from teaching the historical or current experiences of any group that is protected from discrimination.  The bill also repeals provisions of the law relating to the right to freedom from discrimination in public workplaces and education.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2485

10/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to teaching on discrimination in the public schools.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Discrimination in Public Schools.  RSA 193:40 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

193:40  Application to Education Laws.  Consistent with education laws of New Hampshire, which recognize the need to provide diverse educational approaches to instruction and curriculum tailored to meet students' needs, nothing in Title XV of the New Hampshire Revised Statutes shall be construed as barring any person employed by a public school district, school administrative unit, or public academy from, or subjecting them to civil liability for, engaging in any form of instruction concerning the historical or current experiences of any group that is protected from discrimination under RSA 193:38 and RSA 193:39.  

2  Repeal.  RSA 354-A:29 through 354-A:34, relative to the right to freedom from discrimination in public workplaces and education, is repealed.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.