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May 2, 2013
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Bill would close loophole in Nevada’s student-teacher sex laws

Nevada lawmakers discussed a bill Thursday that would prevent teachers from pursuing sexual relationships with students younger than 18 at other schools who met through the teacher’s school duties. Current law bars teachers from having sex with anyone younger than 18 at their own schools, but it doesn’t address sex with students ages 16-18 elsewhere. Therefore, a student or teacher can move to a different school to continue a relationship. The age of consent in Nevada is 16. Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero Loop, D-Las Vegas, the bill’s sponsor, presented Assembly Bill 377 to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Assembly already has …

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