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Part E - Uniform Provisions. Subpart 2 - Other Provisions. General prohibitions.   

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(a) Prohibition None of the funds authorized under this chapter shall be used -

(1) to develop or distribute materials, or operate programs or courses of instruction directed at youth, that are designed to promote or encourage sexual activity, whether homosexual or heterosexual;

(2) to distribute or to aid in the distribution by any organization of legally obscene materials to minors on school grounds;

(3) to provide sex education or HIV-prevention education in schools unless that instruction is age appropriate and includes the health benefits of abstinence; or

(4) to operate a program of contraceptive distribution in schools.

(b) Local control Nothing in this section shall be construed to -

(1) authorize an officer or employee of the Federal Government to mandate, direct, review, or control a State, local educational agency, or school's instructional content, curriculum, and related activities;

(2) limit the application of the General Education Provisions Act [20 USC 1221 et seq.];

(3) require the distribution of scientifically or medically false or inaccurate materials or to prohibit the distribution of scientifically or medically true or accurate materials; or

(4) create any legally enforceable right.

(Pub. L. 89-10, title IX, Sec. 9526, as added Pub. L. 107-110, title IX, Sec. 901, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1982.)