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H.Res. 487: 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.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 28, 2017 (Introduced).

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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 487

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 28, 2017

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

RESOLUTION

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.