SB187 HFAT Capito 3-10

WRV 3133


Delegate Capito moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

“A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §61-8B-11b, relating to making it a felony offense for any school employee or volunteer to engage in sexual intercourse, sexual intrusion, or sexual contact with any student 18 years of age but less than 20 years of age enrolled in the school where the person has supervisory or disciplinary power over the student;  specifying the application of the section; creating a marital exception; declaring that neither consent nor location where an offense occurs is a defense to prosecution; specifying the criminal penalties for this offense; and declaring that a final conviction under this section causes the permanent revocation of any education related certificate the school employee may hold.”