(a) A postsecondary educational institution may not take any disciplinary action against
a student enrolled at the institution who in good faith reports to the institution
being the victim of, or a witness to, an incident of sexual harassment, sexual assault,
dating violence, or stalking for a violation by the student of the institution's code
of conduct occurring at or near the time of the incident, regardless of the location
at which the incident occurred or the outcome of the institution's disciplinary process
regarding the incident, if any.
(b) A postsecondary educational institution may investigate to determine whether a report
of an incident of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking
was made in good faith.
(c) A determination that a student is entitled to amnesty under Subsection (a) is final and may not be revoked.
(d) Subsection (a) does not apply to a student who reports the student's own commission or assistance
in the commission of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking.
(e) This section may not be construed to limit a postsecondary educational institution's
ability to provide amnesty from application of the institution's policies in circumstances
not described by Subsection (a).
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