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Bill:  SB 968 
Legislative Session: 85(R) Council Document: 85R 9554 KJE-D
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Last Action:06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption Version:Enrolled
Caption Text:Relating to a sexual assault policy at certain public and private institutions of higher education and to requiring those institutions to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.
Author:Watson
Coauthor:Garcia | Menéndez | Perry | West | Zaffirini
Sponsor:Alvarado | Leach | Howard
Cosponsor:Farrar
Subjects:Crimes--Against Persons--Sexual (I0171)
Education--Higher--Institutions & Programs (I0223)
Education--Higher--Private Schools (I0238)
Electronic Information Systems (I0311)
Family--Family Violence (I0353)
SEXUAL ASSAULT (S4375)
STALKING (S0044)
HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD, TEXAS (V4280)
Companion:HB 2229 by Leach, Identical
Senate Committee:State Affairs
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=8   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
House Committee:Higher Education
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=6   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=3
Senate Conferees:Appointed (05/25/2017) Watson (Chair) | Campbell | Hughes | Lucio | Nelson
House Conferees:Appointed (05/26/2017) Alvarado (Chair) | Clardy | Hinojosa, Gina | Leach | Lozano
Actions: (descending date order)
Viewing Votes: Most Recent House Vote | Most Recent Senate Vote
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 Effective immediately      06/12/2017    
 Signed by the Governor      06/12/2017     4245
 Sent to the Governor      05/30/2017     4243
 Signed in the House      05/29/2017     6059
 Signed in the Senate      05/29/2017     4237
 Reported enrolled      05/29/2017     4243
 Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported      05/28/2017     6036
 Record vote      05/28/2017     4148
 Senate adopts conference committee report      05/28/2017     4148
 Senate adopts resolution to go outside bounds   SR 931   05/28/2017     4147
 Co-author authorized      05/28/2017     4211
 House adopts conf. comm. report-reported      05/28/2017     4159
 Record vote   RV#1991   05/28/2017     5771
 House adopts conference committee report      05/28/2017     5771
 House adopts resolution to go outside bounds   HR 2609   05/28/2017     5770
 Conf. Comm. Report distributed      05/27/2017   06:45 PM 
 Conference committee report filed      05/27/2017     3886
 House appoints conferees-reported      05/26/2017     3571
 House grants request for conf comm-reported      05/26/2017     3571
 House appoints conferees      05/26/2017     5509
 House grants request for conference committee      05/26/2017     5509
 Senate appoints conferees-reported      05/25/2017     5094
 Senate requests conference committee-reported      05/25/2017     5094
 Senate refuses to concur-reported      05/25/2017     5094
 Senate appoints conferees      05/25/2017     3237
 Senate requests conference committee      05/25/2017     3237
 Senate refuses to concur      05/25/2017     3237
 Read      05/25/2017     3237
 House amendment(s) laid before the Senate      05/25/2017     3236
 House passage as amended reported      05/21/2017     2245
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      05/20/2017     3900
 Record vote   RV#1418   05/20/2017     3900
 Passed      05/20/2017     3900
 Read 3rd time      05/20/2017     3900
 Passed to 3rd reading as amended      05/19/2017     3848
 Amended   1-Alvarado and Leach   05/19/2017     3847
 Read 2nd time      05/19/2017     3847
 Placed on General State Calendar      05/19/2017    
 Considered in Calendars      05/17/2017    
 Committee report sent to Calendars      05/11/2017    
 Committee report distributed      05/11/2017   08:07 AM 
 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator      05/10/2017     3391
 Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)      05/09/2017    
 Considered in formal meeting      05/09/2017    
 Left pending in committee      05/03/2017    
 Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee      05/03/2017    
 Considered in public hearing      05/03/2017    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      05/03/2017    
 Posting rule suspended      05/02/2017     2244
 Referred to Higher Education      04/19/2017   08:11 PM  1682
 Read first time      04/19/2017     1682
 Received from the Senate      04/11/2017     1447
 Reported engrossed      04/10/2017     985
 Record vote      04/10/2017     953
 Passed      04/10/2017     953
 Read 3rd time      04/10/2017     953
 Record vote      04/10/2017     953
 Three day rule suspended      04/10/2017     953
 Vote recorded in Journal      04/10/2017     952
 Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment      04/10/2017     952
 Vote recorded in Journal      04/10/2017     952
 Rules suspended-Regular order of business      04/10/2017     952
 Co-author authorized      04/10/2017     956
 Placed on intent calendar      04/06/2017    
 Co-author authorized      04/06/2017     931
 Co-author authorized      03/30/2017     831
 Committee report printed and distributed      03/29/2017   05:41 PM 
 Reported favorably as substituted      03/29/2017     789
 Considered in public hearing      03/27/2017    
 Left pending in committee      03/23/2017    
 Testimony taken in committee      03/23/2017    
 Considered in public hearing      03/23/2017    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      03/23/2017    
 Referred to State Affairs      03/01/2017     393
 Read first time      03/01/2017     393
 Filed      02/21/2017    
 Received by the Secretary of the Senate      02/21/2017