Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Filed: 4/1/2016





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2839 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Public Community College Act is amended by
5adding Section 3-70 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 805/3-70 new)
7    Sec. 3-70. Discipline for sexual abuse.
8    (a) A community college's school administration may
9suspend, expel, or remove a student accused or convicted of any
10act of sexual violence while enrolled at the community college,
11regardless of whether the act occurs on or off the community
12college campus or whether the act is related to a college
13activity or college attendance.
14    (b) Prior to suspension, expulsion, or removal of a student
15under subsection (a) of this Section, the school administration
16shall conduct a hearing on the matter. The administration shall



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1provide notice to the student at least 30 days prior to the
2hearing and inform the student of the right to be represented
3by counsel or other representative.
4    (c) As used in this Section, "sexual violence" has the
5meaning set forth in Section 5 of the Preventing Sexual
6Violence in Higher Education Act.".