Bill: HB 2866 — 2018
Ensuring student rights under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 are preserved (Pellicciotti, Senn, Appleton)
Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to:
(1) Ensure that the rights and protections provided under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and federal rules and guidance in effect as of January 19, 2017, implementing Title IX, are preserved for students in grades K-12;
(2) Convene a work group to examine the federal rules and guidance to determine the most efficient and effective method of ensuring that they are granted to students; and
(3) Issue guidelines and adopt rules, where appropriate and consistent with the work group's evaluation, incorporating the applicable rights and protections preserved for students.
Requires a school or school district that is required to comply with the Title IX Amendments to ensure its students have the same rights and protections.
Requires the following to have the aforementioned rights and protections: Students in the state system of community and technical colleges, students of institutions of higher education, and private postsecondary institutions of higher education.
Requires the workforce training and education coordinating board and the student achievement council to adopt rules incorporating the rights and protections.
Hearing Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -- 8:00 am
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2866&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)