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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 5354

   
 

*HB0537605354HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. LEGEYT, 17th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5376

File No. 73

Cal. No. 90

(As Amended)

"AN ACT CONCERNING AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT AND CONSENT FOR THE CARE AND TREATMENT OF COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO ARE THE VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT. "

Strike subsection (h) of section 1 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(h) Nothing in this section shall be interpreted as requiring an institution of higher education to adopt, verbatim, the definition of "affirmative consent" set forth in subsection (a) of this section, provided the institution of higher education, in the exercise of its sole authority to adopt a definition of "affirmative consent", uses a definition of "affirmative consent" that has the same meaning as or a meaning that is substantially similar to the definition set forth in subsection (a) of this section."