Legislation

Read: Texas Campus Carry Law Now Includes Community Colleges

Texas Campus Carry Law Now Includes Community Colleges

The Texas Campus Carry Law was passed in August 2016, allowing four-year public university students to carry a concealed weapon on campus.

Read: Weld County School District (Colo.) Preparing to Arm Teachers

Weld County School District (Colo.) Preparing to Arm Teachers

Colorado law states that staff members can carry concealed weapons in schools if they have a permit and are designated as a security officer.

Read: Senate Discusses Free Speech, Campus Safety at Student Protests

Senate Discusses Free Speech, Campus Safety at Student Protests

The judiciary hearing focused on campus security considerations during events that spark student protests.

Read: Wash. Lawmakers Consider Increasing Evergreen State College Security Funding Amid Protests

Wash. Lawmakers Consider Increasing Evergreen State College Security Funding Amid Protests

One incident prompted administrators to shut down the campus for 2 days after a threatening call was made to police.

Read: Univ. of Okla. Student Records Exposed in File Sharing Breach

Univ. of Okla. Student Records Exposed in File Sharing Breach

Some of the shared student records included social security numbers and financial aid status.

Read: Georgia Senate Committee Kills Campus Rape Bill… for Now

Georgia Senate Committee Kills Campus Rape Bill… for Now

HB 51 would have changed how rapes would have been investigated and was opposed by sexual assault survivors and advocates.

Read: Takeaways From Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Hearing

Takeaways From Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Hearing

DeVos revealed little about her views on President Obama’s Title IX directives.

Read: 2 Lawmakers Vow to Reduce Role of Dept. of Ed. on Campuses

2 Lawmakers Vow to Reduce Role of Dept. of Ed. on Campuses

The lawmakers hope to reverse the department’s expansion under the Obama administration.

Read: Lawmaker Announces Safety, Security Resources for Idaho Campuses

Lawmaker Announces Safety, Security Resources for Idaho Campuses

Idaho School Safety and Security Act provides for assessments, as well as resources for training and first responder partnerships.

Read: Will Confidential Advisor Provision of CASA Help Sexual Assault Survivors?

Will Confidential Advisor Provision of CASA Help Sexual Assault Survivors?

SurvJustice warns federal lawmakers that a Campus Accountability and Safety Act provision could pose conflict of interest challenges.

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