H.R. 2342 (112th): CAMPUS Safety Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jun 23, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1749 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 20, 2011

Sponsor
Robert “Bobby” Scott
Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 23, 2011
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 748 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 03, 2009

H.R. 359 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 23, 2011
Referred to Committee Jun 23, 2011
 
Full Title

To establish and operate a National Center for Campus Public Safety.

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Cosponsors
13 cosponsors (12D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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Library of Congress Summary

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6/23/2011--Introduced.
Center to Advance, Monitor, and Preserve University Security Safety Act of 2011 or CAMPUS Safety Act of 2011 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to establish and operate a National Center for Campus Public Safety.
Tasks the Center with strengthening the safety and security of institutions of higher education (IHEs) by:
(1) training IHE public safety agencies and their collaborative partners;
(2) fostering relevant research;
(3) collecting, coordinating, and disseminating information and best practices regarding campus safety;
(4) developing protocols to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made emergencies that threaten the campus community; and
(5) increasing cooperation between IHEs and the law enforcement, mental health, and other agencies and jurisdictions that serve them.
Authorizes the Director to award grants to IHEs and other nonprofit organizations for activities that will assist the Center in performing its functions.

House Republican Conference Summary

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