S. 1749 (112th): CAMPUS Safety Act of 2011

Introduced:
Oct 20, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Warner
Senior Senator from Virginia
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Oct 20, 2011
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
S. 433 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013

H.R. 2342 (Related)
CAMPUS Safety Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 20, 2011
Referred to Committee Oct 20, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to establish and operate a National Center for Campus Public Safety.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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Library of Congress Summary

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10/20/2011--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.
Transfers the Office of Dispute Resolution in the Department of Justice to the Office of Legal Policy.
Directs the Attorney General to save $1 million by consolidating ineffective or duplicative programs through FY2016.

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