H. RES. 487
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 28, 2017
Mr. Poe of Texas submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
Urging all Universities to designate and maintain a sexual assault coordinator on staff who can be accessed by student victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking on campus and in the surrounding community.
Whereas 11.2 percent of all students experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation (among all graduate and undergraduate students); and
Whereas among undergraduate students, 23.1 percent of females and 5.4 percent of males experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation: Now, therefore, be it
That the House of Representatives, urges all colleges and universities to designate and maintain a full time sexual assault coordinator on staff who can assist student victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking to help ensure that all student victims receive appropriate guidance, health services, and legal assistance that they may need.