Vote to pass a bill that prohibits public servants from searching individuals seeking to access public buildings or public transportation without their consent, and from intentionally touching certain body parts during a search.
-Prohibits a public servant from committing certain actions while performing his or her assigned job duties including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):<ul>-Performing a search without effective consent for the purpose of granting access to a public building or form of public transportation; and
-Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly touches the anus, sexual organ, buttocks, or breast of another person, including touching through clothing.</ul>-Defines "public servant" as any of the following (Sec. 1):<ul>-An officer, employee, or agent of the United States;
-An officer or employee of another person acting under contract with a branch, department, or agency of the United States for the purpose of providing a security or law enforcement service; or
-Any other person acting under color of federal law.</ul>-Specifies that consent is only effective if all of the following occur immediately before the search is commenced (Sec. 1):<ul>-The public servant provides a verbal description of the area to be searched and the method to be used in the search; and
-The person to be searched, or the person's parent or guardian, verbally consents to the search.</ul>-Representative Bohac intended to vote "yea," but he was temporarily absent from the House chamber.