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SB 212, 86th Regular Session
Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Joan Huffman
Coauthor: Judith Zaffirini | Royce West | Carol Alvarado
Sponsor: Geanie W. Morrison
Joint Sponsor: Angie Button | Victoria Neave

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2019, except Section 51.260, Education Code, as added by this Act, takes effect immediately and Section 51.255(a), Education Code, as added by this Act, takes effect January 1, 2020.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2019, 86th R.S., ch. 958, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 3814 (Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
Crimes--Against Persons--Sexual
Education--Higher--General
Family--Family Violence
HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD, TEXAS
SEXUAL ASSAULT
SEXUAL HARASSMENT
STAFF DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING
STALKING

House Committee: Higher Education (Chris Turner, Lorraine Birabil, Angie Button, John Frullo, Donna Howard, Eric Johnson, Leo Pacheco, Matt Schaefer, John Smithee, Lynn Stucky, Armando Walle, Terry M. Wilson)
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Joan Huffman, Bryan Hughes, Brian Birdwell, Brandon Creighton, Pat Fallon, Bob Hall, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Judith Zaffirini)

Index to Sections Affected

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