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HB18-1252: Unlawful Sale Of Academic Assignments

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB18-1252
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: J. Wilson/D. Roberts/K. Priola

Description:

The bill creates the offense of unlawful sale of academic materials
for submission to an institution of higher education. A person commits
unlawful sale of academic materials for submission to an institution of
higher education when he or she sells or offers to sell an academic
assignment, or sells or offers to sell assistance on an academic
assignment, to another person knowing, or having reason to know, that
the assignment is intended to be submitted under a student’s name to
fulfill the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate, or course of
study at any institution of higher education. A person also commits the
offense when he or she sells or offers to sell the answers to an online
exam administered by a institution of higher education or sells or offers
to sell a service that completes such an exam on behalf of a student.
Unlawful sale of academic materials for submission to an institution of
higher education is a class 3 misdemeanor.


Current Status:

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Education (04/02/2018)
House Third Reading Laid Over to 04/02/2018 - No Amendments (03/29/2018)
House Third Reading Laid Over to 03/28/2018 - No Amendments (03/27/2018)
House Committee on Education Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole (03/19/2018)



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