Oregon Governor Signs Education Bills
The 80th Oregon Legislative Assembly is coming to a close, and Oregon legislators have been hard at work creating policy to bolster Oregon's Title IX Response and prevention systems. This resource provides institutions of higher education and K-12 school districts with a brief overview of key legislation.
Higher Education: HB 3415
Requires institutions of higher education to both adopt written policies and requires certain individuals to participate in annual training on sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. Establishes required content for policies and training and creates a definition for sexual harassment.
Goes into effect: 2020-2021 academic year
K-12 Schools: HB 3077
Modifies processes relating to reporting, investigating and appealing findings related to sexual harassment in K-12 schools. Clarifies district responsibilities in relation to investigations and safety planning.
Goes into effect: July 1, 2020