Effective September 1, 2007, the Texas Legislature enacted House Bill 2639/Senate Bill 1138, adding section 51.9361 to the Texas State Education Code regarding risk management training for members and advisors of student organizations at postsecondary educational institutions.
The law requires four student officers and one adviser of every University-recognized student organization be trained in various areas of risk:
Student organization officers must complete Risk Management Training at the beginning of each calendar year and the training will be shared with above listed officers from Student Involvement. There are six information videos with embedded quizzes associated with the training. Each quiz must have a score of 70% or higher to pass the overall training. Presidents of student organizations are required to share risk management information with the full membership at the beginning of each calendar year.
If an organization’s designated student officers do not complete this required training, the organization will be placed on inactive status and will lose all privileges associated with recognition as an active organization.
For questions about Risk Management Training, or for questions about an organization’s compliance status, contact Student Involvement at getinvolved [at] trinity.edu.
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