2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Education for Portland Public Schools)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to improper conduct by school employees; declaring an emergency.|
Revises definitions of terms "school employee," "sexual conduct" and "student" for purposes of certain laws related to abuse and sexual conduct by school employees.
Establishes timelines for Teacher Standards and Practices Commission to conduct investigation after receiving complaint regarding behavior that may be dangerous to children. Requires school district to complete all initiated investigations involving reports of suspected abuse or sexual conduct by school employees, regardless of any changes in employment relationship or duties of school employee. Prohibits education provider from entering into contract or agreement that has effect of impairing or terminating ongoing investigation related to report of suspected abuse or sexual conduct. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Education|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|