Kentucky representative files bill that would prevent mask requirements in public schools

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KENTUCKY (WEHT)- A Kentucky state representative has filed a bill that would prevent public schools and universities from requiring masks in the classroom.

State Representative Lynn Belcher of Marion pre-filed the bill for next year’s session. It bans schools from requiring masks on campus, school buses, and school events.

The bill also prohibits childcare centers from losing their license if they refuse masks or other facial coverings.

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