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June 12, 2008

House Bill 3715: An Act Regarding Criminal Acts by Teachers Against Students

Authors:
Representatives Talley, Duncan and Mahaffey.

Summary:
This bill creates criminal penalties for school officials, including certain homeschool operators who engage in criminal sexual conduct with a child. This bill is similar to House Bill 3764.

Status:

3/14/2007(House) Introduced, first reading, and referred to the House Judiciary Committee
1/30/2008(House) Committee report: favorable with amendment
1/31/2008(House) Amended, second reading, unanimous consent for third reading
2/1/2008(House) Read third time and sent to Senate
2/5/2008(Senate) First senate reading, referred to Committee on Judiciary
5/14/2008(Senate) Committee report: favorable with amendment
5/28/2008(Senate) Committee amendment adopted and second reading
6/3/2008(Senate) Amended again, third reading, and returned to House as amended
6/4/2008(House) House report: Non-concurrence with Senate amendment, Senate insistent upon its amendment and requests conference committee
6/5/2008(House) House appoints conferees, bill dies when legislature adjourns sine die

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA is monitoring this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (Word document)

Bill History