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Sweeping campus sexual assault law poised to pass in Texas - POLITICO
The Texas Senate tentatively approved a bill Tuesday that would add more transparency and accountability to sexual assault reporting systems in colleges and universities throughout the state. Listen Listening The bill authored by State Sen. Joan Huffman, a Houston Republican, specifically aims to facilitate safer reporting on campuses and make the reporting process more transparent. It requires employees at both public and private universities to document any sexual assault that has occurred on campus. Under the bill, any employee failing to report these incidents would be terminated and prosecuted for a Class B misdemeanor. Huffman said the legislation also levies hefty fines against institutions caught systemically covering up sexual assaults on their property by not reporting them to their on-campus Title IX coordinating board.
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Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. The Senate Higher Education Committee approved a bill Wednesday that updates the state's policy for how colleges and universities are required to handle campus sexual violence. Senate Bill , introduced by Sen.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. When the Texas Legislature wrapped up its session in May, lawmakers sent a series of bills to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk designed to put pressure on the state's colleges and universities to do something about sexual misconduct on their campuses. The new requirements outlined in those bills come at a time when the U.