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SB 640: Sexual Misconduct in Schools (2007)


SB 640 amends the state’s Tort Claims Act by creating an exception to allow the victim of childhood sexual abuse by a public school employee to file a civil claim against the school district.

After this bill passed the Legislature, Senator Simitian sent a letter to the Governor urging his signature on this bill.

For more information, you can read the SB 640 "Fact Sheet" prepared by a member of Senator Simitian's staff.

Final Status and Text

SB 640 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 640

01/01/2009 - New year means new laws taking effect

12/23/2008 - New Year to Bring Protections for Victims of Sexual Abuse, Veterans & Seniors

09/29/2008 - Governor Signs Simitian Bill To Protect Childhood Victims of Sexual Abuse