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House OKs bills targeting sexual assault on college campuses

Published on May 19, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Editor’s note: This story was updated May 20 to reflect the final votes on the bills Legislation that takes aim at sexual assault on Texas college campuses received an endorsement Friday from the state House of Representatives. The House preliminarily approved Senate Bill 968, which would would let students and employees electronically and anonymously report sexual assaults to their universities. They also approved Senate Bill 969, which would grant amnesty to students who report a sexual assault even if they were violating other laws, like underage drinking, themselves. Both passed on a voice vote.Via Texas Tribune

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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