Florida Senate - 2016                                    SB 1702
       By Senator Sachs
       34-01649-16                                           20161702__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to sexual offenses involving
    3         postsecondary students; creating s. 943.0431, F.S.;
    4         requiring that law enforcement agencies report certain
    5         sexual offenses involving postsecondary students to a
    6         designated official at the postsecondary institution;
    7         providing a definition; creating ss. 1005.11 and
    8         1006.6951, F.S.; requiring specified postsecondary
    9         institutions to require that information on sexual
   10         assault be included in course syllabi; providing an
   11         effective date.
   13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   15         Section 1. Section 943.0431, Florida Statutes, is created
   16  to read:
   17         943.0431Reporting sexual offenses involving postsecondary
   18  students.—A law enforcement agency investigating an alleged
   19  sexual offense must, if both the alleged perpetrator and the
   20  victim of the offense are students at the same Florida College
   21  System institution, state university, or nonpublic college,
   22  university, or school, as defined in s. 1000.21 or s. 1005.02,
   23  at the time of the offense, report the offense to the Title IX
   24  coordinator of that institution within 10 days after the first
   25  report of the incident or within 10 days after learning of the
   26  student status of the alleged perpetrator and victim, whichever
   27  is later. For purposes of this section, the term “sexual
   28  offense” means a sexual offense, whether forcible or
   29  nonforcible, as such offenses are classified under the uniform
   30  crime reporting system of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
   31         Section 2. Section 1005.11, Florida Statutes, is created to
   32  read:
   33         1005.11Information on sexual assault.—Each nonpublic
   34  college, university, and school shall require all course syllabi
   35  to include information on how to report sexual assault and how
   36  to obtain resources available to a victim of sexual assault.
   37         Section 3. Section 1006.6951, Florida Statutes, is created
   38  to read:
   39         1006.6951Information on sexual assault.—Each Florida
   40  College System institution as defined in s. 1000.21, state
   41  university as defined in s. 1000.21, and career center as
   42  provided in s. 1001.44 shall require all course syllabi to
   43  include information on how to report sexual assault and how to
   44  obtain resources available to a victim of sexual assault.
   45         Section 4. This act shall take effect January 1, 2017.