House File 6 - Reprinted HOUSE FILE 6 BY JONES (As Amended and Passed by the House March 19, 2015 ) A BILL FOR An Act to expand the criminal offense of and applicability 1 of related penalties for sexual exploitation by a school 2 employee to include all school district employees. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 HF 6 (3) 86 kh/nh/md
H.F. 6 Section 1. Section 709.15, subsection 1, paragraph f, Code 1 2015, is amended to read as follows: 2 f. (1) “School employee” means a any of the following, 3 except as provided in subparagraph (2): 4 (a) A practitioner as defined in section 272.1 or a . 5 (b) A person issued a coaching authorization under section 6 272.31, subsection 1 . 7 (c) A person employed by a school district full-time, 8 part-time, or as a substitute. 9 (d) A person who performs services as a volunteer for a 10 school district and who has significant contact with students. 11 (e) A contract employee of the school district who has 12 significant contact with students. 13 (2) “School employee” does not include a student enrolled 14 in a school district. A person who would otherwise meet 15 the definition of school employee under subparagraph (1), 16 subparagraph divisions (b) through (e), shall not be considered 17 a school employee for purposes of this paragraph “f” if the 18 person is less than four years older than the student with whom 19 the person engages in conduct prohibited under subsection 3, 20 paragraph “a” , and the person is not in a position of direct 21 authority over the student. 22 -1- HF 6 (3) 86 kh/nh/md 1/ 1