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H.R.812: Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 43 (41 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 25, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) to include in their annual security report policies encouraging the accurate and prompt reporting of all crimes to campus police and appropriate law enforcement agencies when crime victims elect to, or are unable to, report the crimes.

Requires that report to include: (1) data on the occurrence of certain violent crimes that are motivated by the victim's nationality; and (2) statistics concerning the occurrence of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking incidents reported to campus security authorities or local police.

Requires schools to protect victim confidentiality when reporting criminal threats to the campus community.

Directs IHEs to include in their annual security report a statement of policy regarding their programs to prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault,...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
Feb. 25, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.