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SB 19-007

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 29, 2019
  • Passed Senate Apr 29, 2019
  • Passed House May 02, 2019
  • Governor

Prevent Sexual Misconduct At Higher Ed Campuses

Abstract

Sexual misconduct - policies - training - reports - biennial summits - advisory committee. The act requires each institution of higher education (institution) to adopt, periodically review, and update a policy on sexual misconduct (policy). The act establishes minimum requirements for the policies, including reporting options, procedures for investigations and adjudications, and protections for involved persons. Institutions shall promote the policy by posting information on their websites and annually distributing the policy and information. Institutions are required to provide training on awareness and prevention of sexual misconduct, the policy, and resources available to discuss such misconduct. The act requires institutions to report to the department of higher education (department) on their policies and training, and the department shall post the reports on its website and report to the general assembly during its SMART Act hearing. The department shall host biennial summits on sexual misconduct on institution campuses to facilitate communication, share information, and hear from experts. The act identifies the membership of the planning committee for the summits. The planning committees shall report to specified committees of the general assembly on the summits. The act creates a sexual misconduct advisory committee to make recommendations to the general assembly and institutions on sexual misconduct policies at institutions following the promulgation of new federal rules by the federal department of education and annually thereafter. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.) Read More

Bill Sponsors (4)

Brittany Pettersen

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 22
Primary

Faith Winter

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 24
Primary

Barbara McLachlan

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 59
Primary

Janet Buckner

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 40
Primary

Votes


May 02, 2019

BILL

Pass

House

BILL

Pass

House

Actions


May 31, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 10, 2019

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

May 09, 2019

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

May 02, 2019

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 01, 2019

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

Apr 30, 2019

House

House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Education House Committee of the Whole

Apr 29, 2019

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Education

  • Introduction
Education

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 27, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 26, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 25, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 24, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 23, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 18, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Senate Committee of the Whole Education

Jan 04, 2019

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Education

  • Introduction
Education

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (04/19/2019) PDF
Introduced (01/04/2019) PDF
Engrossed (04/27/2019) PDF
Reengrossed (04/29/2019) PDF
Revised (05/01/2019) PDF
Rerevised (05/02/2019) PDF
Final Act (05/10/2019) PDF
Signed Act (05/31/2019) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/15/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (04/30/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (07/25/2019) PDF

Sources

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