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SB 968, 85th R.S.
Relating to a sexual assault policy at certain public and private institutions of higher education and to requiring those institutions to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: Kirk Watson
Coauthor: Judith Zaffirini | Charles Perry | Sylvia Garcia | José Menéndez | Royce West
Sponsor: Carol Alvarado
Joint Sponsor: Jeff Leach | Donna Howard
CoSponsor: Jessica Farrar

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 719, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation


HB 2229 (Identical)

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

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/26/2017) Carol Alvarado (Chair) | Travis Clardy | Gina Hinojosa | Jeff Leach | J. M. Lozano |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/25/2017) Kirk Watson (Chair) | Donna Campbell | Bryan Hughes | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Jane Nelson |

Crimes--Against Persons--Sexual
Education--Higher--Institutions & Programs
Education--Higher--Private Schools
Electronic Information Systems
Family--Family Violence

House Committee: Higher Education (J. M. Lozano, Roberto Alonzo, Carol Alvarado, Angie Button, Travis Clardy, Donna Howard, Geanie W. Morrison, John Raney, Chris Turner)
Minutes: May 3 2017 | May 9 2017
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Joan Huffman, Brian Birdwell, Brandon Creighton, Craig Estes, Bryan Hughes, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Charles Schwertner, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: March 23 2017 | March 27 2017

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