Summary

A bill to prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Mar 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. INSTITUTIONAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS.

Section 485(f) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1092(f)) is amended-- (1) by striking the subsection heading and inserting ``Disclosure of Campus Security and Harassment Policy and Campus Crime Statistics.''; (2) in paragraph (6)(A)-- (A) by redesignating clauses (ii) and (iii) as clauses (vi) and (vii), respectively; and (B) by inserting after clause (i) the following: ``(ii) The term `commercial mobile service' has the meaning given the term in section 332(d) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 332(d)). ``(iii) The term `electronic communication' means any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, or data of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, or photooptical system. ``(iv) The term `electronic messaging services' has the meaning given the term in section 102 of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (47 U.S.C. 1001). ``(v) The term `harassment' means conduct, including acts of verbal, nonverbal, or physical aggression, intimidation, or hostility (including conduct that is undertaken in whole or in part, through the use of electronic messaging services, commercial mobile services, electronic communications, or other technology) that-- ``(I) is sufficiently severe,...

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Bill Summary

S. 539 Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2011 S. 541 Achievement Through Prevention Act