Well, the Preamble to the Final Rule says “no;” the 2020 Title IX Regulations are not retroactive for sexual harassment that occurred before the August 14, 2020 effective date of those Regulations.
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Contrary to the former Dear Colleague Letters issued by OCR, which were considered to be “significant guidance” only, the new regulations will carry the force of law. According to the Rule, schools must comply with the new rule by August 14, 2020, less than two months from now. All personnel must also be trained, and signage must publish the new policies and procedures.
Contrary to the former Dear Colleague Letters issued by OCR, which were considered by the Office for Management and Budget to be “significant guidance,” the new rules will carry the force of law.