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2018 Senate Bill 903: Criminalize failure to report university sex crime
Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen R-Hart and Sen. Rick Jones R-Grand Ledge on March 15, 2018
To establish that if a person working as a professional at a college or university, or who is paid or volunteers to conduct athletic activities, has reasonable cause to suspect that a student has been the victim of a sexual assault at the institution and fails to report it police and the institution, he or she can be sued for the proximate damages caused by the failure, and is also guilty of a crime punishable by two years in prison (or half that for volunteers).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 15, 2018
Reported in the Senate on April 26, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.