Texas Education Code

Sec. § 37.148
Right to Report Crime


(a)

An employee of a school district or open-enrollment charter school may report a crime witnessed at the school to any peace officer with authority to investigate the crime.

(b)

A school district or open-enrollment charter school may not adopt a policy requiring a school employee to:

(1)

refrain from reporting a crime witnessed at the school; or

(2)

report a crime witnessed at the school only to certain persons or peace officers.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1043 (H.B. 1783), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2015.
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