Senate Research Center H.B. 3659
AUTHOR'S / SPONSOR'S STATEMENT OF INTENT
Section 21.12 (Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student), Penal Code, deals with an employee of a public or private primary or secondary school who commits an offense by engaging in sexual contact, sexual intercourse, or deviant sexual intercourse with a person who is enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school at which the employee works and who is not the employee's spouse.
H.B. 3659 protects the identity of a student victimized by a school employee under Section 21.12, Penal Code, by prohibiting the name of the student from being released to the public.
SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS
SECTION 1. Amends Section 21.12, Penal Code, by adding Subsection (d), to prohibit the name of a person who is enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school and involved in an improper relationship with an educator from being released to the public and provides that such information is not public information under Chapter 552 (Public Information), Government Code.
SECTION 2. Effective date: September 1, 2007.