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Implementing Senate Bill 17 at Your Community College: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the application of Senate Bill 17 from the 88th Regular Legislative Session.


This document answers frequently asked questions about Senate Bill 17, which prohibits community colleges from engaging in certain diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, including maintaining a DEI office, requiring DEI statements, implementing DEI preferences, and conducting DEI training, with limited exceptions.