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: Investigation Underway Following Police-Involved Shooting In Wakefield Section Of Bronx
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: 2 Dozen Members Of Military Begin Serving As Pandemic Reinforcements At Newark's University Hospital
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: Police: Another Dog Killed In Bear Attack In Sparta, N.J.
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