SB 562 Specifies that the parental right to raise, care, and educate their child is a fundamental right
Sponsor: Wieland
LR Number: 2365S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Seniors, Families and Children
Last Action: 3/18/2015 - Second Read and Referred S Seniors, Families and Children Committee Journal Page: S608
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Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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Current Bill Summary

SB 562 - This act specifies that the liberty of a parent to direct the upbringing, education, and care of his or her child is a fundamental right and that the state shall not infringe on this right without a compelling governmental interest, a narrowly tailored law or policy, and by the least restrictive means necessary to achieve such interest.

This act is identical to HB 557 (2015).