TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Colleges and universities in New Jersey might soon have to place a link on their home pages showing sexual assault reports.
A New Jersey state Senate panel approved a bill on Thursday that would require higher education institutions to link to the annual total number of students or employees who reported sexual assault incidents by fellow students or employees.READ MORE: 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Wins Big As Broadway Celebrates The 74th Annual Tony Awards
Schools would also have to provide students with a hard copy of the information.
The panel also approved two other bills aimed at reducing sexual assault on campuses.READ MORE: Police Seize 7 Vans Allegedly Used As Airbnb Rentals In Manhattan
One requires schools to give victims contact information for sexual assault response teams and imposes a $10,000 fine for failing to do so.
The other bill requires colleges to give annual victim-response training to employees. That bill also requires sexual assault training for athletic groups, fraternities and sororities.MORE NEWS: Woman Accused Of Telling Black Couple At Brooklyn Dog Park, 'Stay In Your Hood'
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