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On Wednesday, July 30th, a group of bipartisan senators held a press conference to announce the introduction of bill S. 2692, the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.  The bill aims to curb sexual assaults on college and university campuses.

The bill is led by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and has 9 cosponsors: Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Lindsey Graham (R-SC),  Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Dean Heller (R-NV), Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mark Warner (D-VA). 

The Senators have been working together for months to examine federal, state, and local policies; collect feedback from stakeholders; and craft bipartisan legislation to better protect and empower students, and hold both perpetrators and institutions accountable.

To view bill S. 2692, click here.