Number: 206††††††††††††††††††††††† Employee Mandatory Reporting

 

During the 2019 Texas legislative session, Senate Bill 212 was passed into state law.† This new law requires all employees of Texas universities to report incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking allegedly committed by or against a student or employee, to a Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator.† Under this new law, an employee who fails to report or falsely reports such an incident will also be subject to criminal liability (misdemeanor) and termination of employment.

SB 212 Regulation Highlights

   The number of reports received by the institution;

   The number of investigations conducted as a result of those reports;

   The disposition, if any, of any disciplinary processes arising from those reports;

   The number of those reports for which the institution determined not to initiate a disciplinary process, if any; and

   Any disciplinary actions taken regarding failure to report or false reports to the institution.

Reports can be made to the Title IX or Deputy Coordinator at or online through the Amberton website: https://www.amberton.edu/help-and-advice/title-ix.html†† Click on Help and Advice Ė Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Statements.† Scroll to the bottom of the page to access the Reporting Tool.† Anyone with concerns or questions is encouraged to contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator.

 

Title IX Coordinator:†††††††††††† Dr. Jo Lynn Loyd, VP for Strategic Services

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† JLoyd@Amberton.edu

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 972/279-6511 ext. 126

 

Deputy Coordinator:††††††††††† Dr. Brent Bradshaw, VP for Administrative Services

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BBradshaw@Amberton.edu

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 972/279-6511 ext. 141