ERIC Number: ED399903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jun-6
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on Campus Crime and H.R. 2416 To Amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 To Require Open Campus Security Crime Logs at Institutions of Higher Learning before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning of the Committee on Economic Aid and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
This Congressional hearing report covers testimony given to the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning relating to the issue of crime on college campuses. Specifically the testimony addressed a proposed bill before the House of Representatives, the Open Campus Police Logs Act, which would amend the Higher Education Act of 1965. Testimony also addressed the effectiveness of the existing Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, which was included as part of the Student Right to Know Campus Security Act, enacted to provide reliable information to parents and students about criminal activity on college campuses. Transcripts are provided of the testimony of witnesses concerning: the effectiveness of the existing law, how the law is being administered by the Department of Education, whether schools and the Department have been abiding by both the spirit and requirements of the law, what suggestions witnesses have for further changes to the law, and views of proposed Open Campus Police Logs Act. Transcripts are included of statements offered by five concerned private individuals, two school administrators, and David Longanecker, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education. In addition to the oral testimony, prepared statements, letters, and supplementary materials are included in the report. (CH)
Descriptors: Campuses, Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Crime Prevention, Hearings, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, School Security, Security Personnel, Universities, Victims of Crime
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act 1990; Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act