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S.216: Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
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|Sponsor||Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J.|
|Total Cosponsors||5 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Feb. 4, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 4, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
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- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2013 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require each institution of higher education (IHE) participating in a title IV program (except a foreign school) to include in its annual security report a statement of policy regarding harassment that includes: (1) a prohibition of harassment of students by other students, faculty, and staff; (2) a description of its programs to prevent harassment; (3) a description of the procedures that students should follow if harassment occurs; and (4) a description of the procedures it will follow once an incident of harassment has been reported.
Defines "harassment" to include certain conduct undertaken through technological means that limits a student's ability to benefit from the IHE's programs, or creates a hostile or abusive educational environment at the school.
Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award competitive gran...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 4, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|