H.R. 6691 (112th): To establish and operate a National Center for Campus Public Safety.

Dec 20, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on December 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Dec 20, 2012
Robert “Bobby” Scott
Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district
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Dec 20, 2012
5 pages
Related Bills
S. 3682 (Related)
CAMPUS Safety Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2012

S. 1749 (Related)
CAMPUS Safety Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 20, 2011


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Center to Advance, Monitor, and Preserve University Security Safety Act of 2012 or the CAMPUS Safety Act of 2012 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to establish and operate, within the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 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 personnel and their collaborative partners;
(2) fostering relevant research;
(3) collecting and disseminating information and best practices regarding campus safety;
(4) developing protocols and best practices to prevent, protect against, and respond to dangerous and violent situations that threaten the campus community; and
(5) promoting cooperation among public safety and emergency management personnel of IHEs and their collaborative partners, including law enforcement, emergency management, and mental health agencies.
Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to IHEs and other nonprofit organizations for activities that will assist the Center in performing its functions.

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