(b) A protocol adopted pursuant to Texas Education Code §51.9363 for reporting sexual assault shall comply with subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Institutions may contract with a third-party vendor to provide the electronic reporting option. (a) A postsecondary educational institution may not take any disciplinary action against a student enrolled at the institution who in good faith reports to the institution being the victim of, or a witness to, an incident of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking for a violation by the student of the institution's code of conduct occurring at or near the time of the incident, regardless of the location at which the incident occurred or the outcome of the institution's disciplinary process regarding the incident, if any.
Peebles, Assistant Commissioner, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, P. Box 12788, Austin, Texas 78711 or via email at [email protected]
Comments will be accepted for 30 days following publication of the proposal in the Texas Register. (a) Dating violence--abuse or violence, or a threat of abuse or violence, against a person with whom the actor has or has had a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature.
Institutions may report for funding up to 18 SCH of developmental education at GAIs or 27 SCH of developmental education at CTCs if 9 or more of those hours are in ESOL courses and/or interventions. Julie Eklund, Assistant Commissioner, Strategic Planning and Funding, 1200 East Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752, [email protected]