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SCHOOL EMPLOYEES--HOMOSEXUALITY--INITIATIVE STATUTE. Provides for filing charges against schoolteachers, teachers' aides, school administrators or counselors for advocating, soliciting, imposing, encouraging or promoting private or public sexual acts defined in sections 286(a) and 288a(a) of the Penal Code between persons of same sex in a manner likely to come to the attention of other employees or students; or publicly and indiscreetly engaging in said acts. Prohibits hiring and requires dismissal of such persons if school board determines them unfit for service after considering enumerated guidelines. In dismissal cases only, provides for two-stage hearings, written findings, judicial review. Financial impact: Unknown but potentially substantial local cost to school districts depending on number of cases which receive an administrative hearing.
John V. Briggs, 2924 San Juan Drive, Fullerton, California 92635 Business Phone: (916) 445-4264; John V. Briggs, 1441 N. Harbor, Fullerton, California 92632 Business Phone: (916) 445-4264
School Employees--Homosexuality California Initiative 160 (1977).