HB 2223 - DIGEST

Requires each governing board of an institution of higher education to adopt a policy that affirms certain principles of free speech, which are the public policy of this state.

Requires the policy to be made available to students and faculty annually.

Requires each institution of higher education, with respect to disciplining students for their speech, expression, or assemblies, to adopt a policy on "student-on-student harassment" which is defined as unwelcome conduct directed toward a person that is discriminatory on a basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law, and that is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively bars the victim's access to an educational opportunity or benefit.