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  • NJ A5112
  • Establishes Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault.
Introduced
(7/13/2017)
In Committee
(7/13/2017)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
The Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault, established pursuant to P.L.2015, c.165, is scheduled to release its final report in June of 2017. The task force will expire 30 days after the issuance of its report. This bill establishes a successor Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault. The purpose of the task force established under this bill is to further advance the work of the task force established pursuant to P.L.2015, c.165 and monitor the implementation of the recommendations made in its report. In particular, the task force is directed to: · study and evaluate emerging issues, policies, and practices concerning campus sexual assault; · monitor the response to, and implementation of, recommendations put forth in the report issued by the task force established pursuant to P.L.2015, c.165; and · issue new findings and recommendations, as necessary, that supplement the report issued by the task force established pursuant to P.L.2015, c.165. The task force will consist of 12 members, and will meet quarterly, at a minimum. To the greatest extent practicable, each appointing authority shall give preference in making appointments to those persons who served on the task force established pursuant to P.L.2015, c.165. The members will include: the Secretary of Higher Education, the Attorney General, and the Director of the Division on Women in the Department of Children and Families, or their designees; five members appointed by the Governor, including a representative of the State colleges and universities, a representative of the public research universities, a representative of the county colleges, a representative of the independent colleges and universities, and a representative of the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault; and four members of the public with demonstrated expertise or interest in issues related to the work of the task force, including at least one individual who is a campus sexual assault survivor. The President of the Senate, the Speaker of the General Assembly, the Minority Leader of the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the General Assembly will each appoint one of the public members. The task force is directed to issue a final report no later than two years after the task force organizes. The report will contain the task force's findings and recommendations concerning campus sexual assault. The task force will expire 30 days after the issuance of its final report.
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Introduced, Referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee  (on 7/13/2017)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
7/13/2017 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
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