(a) The principal of a public or private primary or secondary school, or a person
designated by the principal under Subsection (d), shall notify any school district
police department and the police department of the municipality in which the school
is located or, if the school is not in a municipality, the sheriff of the county in
which the school is located if the principal has reasonable grounds to believe that
any of the following activities occur in school, on school property, or at a school-sponsored
or school-related activity on or off school property, whether or not the activity
is investigated by school security officers:
(7) conduct that may constitute a criminal offense for which a student may be expelled
under Section 37.007(a), (d), or (e).
(b) A person who makes a notification under this section shall include the name and
address of each student the person believes may have participated in the activity.
(c) A notification is not required under Subsection (a) if the person reasonably believes
that the activity does not constitute a criminal offense.
(d) The principal of a public or private primary or secondary school may designate
a school employee who is under the supervision of the principal to make the reports
required by this section.
(e) The person who makes the notification required under Subsection (a) shall also
notify each instructional or support employee of the school who has regular contact
with a student whose conduct is the subject of the notice.
(f) A person is not liable in civil damages for reporting in good faith as required
by this section.
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