H.R. 4407 (106th): Campus Protection Act

106th Congress, 1999–2000. Text as of May 09, 2000 (Introduced).

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HR 4407 IH

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4407

To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to require that registered sexually violent offenders provide notice of any attendance at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 9, 2000

Mr. SALMON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to require that registered sexually violent offenders provide notice of any attendance at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Campus Protection Act’.

SEC. 2. REQUIREMENT THAT REGISTERED SEXUALLY VIOLENT OFFENDERS PROVIDE NOTICE OF ANY ATTENDANCE AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

    Section 170101 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (42 U.S.C. 14071) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

    ‘(j) NOTICE OF ATTENDANCE AT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION-

      ‘(1) NOTICE BY OFFENDER TO STATE- In addition to any other requirements of this law, any person who is required under this section to register in a State shall provide notice to that State--

        ‘(A) of each institution of higher education in that State at which that person is enrolled; and

        ‘(B) of each change in enrollment status of that person at an institution of higher education in that State.

      ‘(2) NOTICE BY STATE TO INSTITUTION- Each State provided notice under paragraph (1) shall, for each institution of higher education in that notice, provide all information with respect to the person providing that notice that has been collected under the State registration program, including the information in that notice, to each of the following:

        ‘(A) An appropriate official of that institution.

        ‘(B) The law enforcement agency of that institution or, if none, a law enforcement agency having jurisdiction where that institution is located.’.

SEC. 3. DISCLOSURES BY INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

    Section 485(f)(1) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1092(f)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

      ‘(I) Any information contained in a notice received from a State pursuant to section 170101(j) of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 concerning any person enrolled at such institution.’.