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2006 House Bill 6403: Authorize school personal protection orders
  1. Introduced by Rep. Tom Casperson (R) on September 5, 2006, to authorize a school to petition a court for a personal protection order prohibiting a particular individual accused but not convicted of certain sex offenses against a student from coming on or near school property, bus stops, or the route a particular student takes to school.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 5, 2006.
      • Reported in the House on September 20, 2006, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on September 20, 2006. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 20, 2006.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Virgil Smith, Jr. (D) on September 20, 2006, to also allow a school superintendant's designee to seek the PPO. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 20, 2006.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Leslie Mortimer (R) on September 20, 2006, to require courts to act within seven days when they recieve a petition for a school body PPO. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 20, 2006.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Leslie Mortimer (R) on September 20, 2006, to also authorize a school body PPO against a person who clear and convincing evidence shows has committed an illegal drug-related action within 1,000 feet of a school. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 20, 2006.
  2. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on September 21, 2006, to authorize a school to petition a court for a personal protection order prohibiting a particular individual accused but not convicted of certain sex offenses against a student, or drug crimes within 1,000 feet of a school, from coming on or near school property, bus stops, or the route a particular student takes to school.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on November 9, 2006.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 9, 2006.

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