Legislation

Read: REACH Act Coalition Drives Federal Anti-Hazing Legislation

REACH Act Coalition Drives Federal Anti-Hazing Legislation

The Report and Educate About Campus Hazing Act would require hazing incidents to be reported as part of a college’s annual crime statistics and establish a comprehensive hazing prevention education program.

Read: Arizona Governor Signs Anti-Hazing Legislation

Arizona Governor Signs Anti-Hazing Legislation

Until passage of HB 2322, Arizona was among only six states that did not have laws punishing hazing.

Read: Governor Ron DeSantis Signs HB 1421, Improving School Safety in Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs HB 1421, Improving School Safety in Florida

HB 1421 builds on legislation over the last three years to implement the additional recommendations of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission.

Read: Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Safety and security are a priority for schools and legislators, but life safety shortcuts, such as door barricade devices, may lead to even more tragedy.

Read: Campuses, Law Enforcement Reckon with Facial Recognition Bans

Campuses, Law Enforcement Reckon with Facial Recognition Bans

Implementing facial recognition is becoming more cumbersome as an increasing number of cities and states restrict the use of this technology.

Read: Maine Enacts Toughest Facial Recognition Ban in U.S.

Maine Enacts Toughest Facial Recognition Ban in U.S.

Maine’s bill also gives citizens the ability to sue the state if they have been unjustifiably targeted by facial recognition technology.

Read: New Texas Law Changes How Active Shooter Drills Are Done in Schools

New Texas Law Changes How Active Shooter Drills Are Done in Schools

A portion of the new law says active shooter drills should consider the impact on students’ mental health.

Read: $18B in VA Hospital Improvements Pledged in Biden Infrastructure Plan

$18B in VA Hospital Improvements Pledged in Biden Infrastructure Plan

The VA medical facility improvements are part of the president’s $2.25 trillion ‘American Jobs Plan.’

Read: New Law Limits Ways Montana Universities Can Regulate Guns on Campus

New Law Limits Ways Montana Universities Can Regulate Guns on Campus

HB 102 will limit how colleges can regulate gun possession on campus, but also pose safety and constitutional concerns.

Read: More than 1,000 Parents Sign Open Letter Calling for a Ban on Facial Recognition in Schools

More than 1,000 Parents Sign Open Letter Calling for a Ban on Facial Recognition in Schools

The letter is a part of a new effort by Fight for the Future, the digital rights group behind BanFacialRecognition.com that will specifically focus on K-12 schools.

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