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WV SB322

EDUCATIONINTRODUCED

Relating to crime of sexual assault

The purpose of this bill is to establish the crime of sexual assault in the fourth degree; to prohibit school personnel from subjecting a minor student to sexually explicit or oriented discussion, gender persuasion, reading or viewing material as a condition of academic advancement, including any requirement of permission from an individual student, parent or guardian that is not the exact same for the minor's classmates; and to establish penalties for violation..

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Sexual assault in the fourth degree. (a) A person is guilty of sexual assault in the fourth degree when: (1) He or she is employed as a teacher, principal, counselor, coach, other employee, or volunteer of any private or public elementary or secondary school; and (2) He or she subjects a minor student to sexually explicit or oriented discussion, gender persuasion, and reading or viewing material as a condition of academic advancement, including any requirement of permission from an individual student, parent or guardian that is not the exact same for the minor's classmates. (b) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in a state correctional facility for not less than one nor more than five years or fined not more than $5,000 or both imprisoned and fined.

Legislative Session

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2024 Regular Session

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History

DateAction
2024-01-12To Judiciary
2024-01-12Introduced in Senate
2024-01-11To Judiciary
2024-01-12Filed for introduction