AB 1968 – Establishes The Uniform Information Guidance For Survivors Of Sexual Assault Applicable To California State Universities And Universities Of California

CATEGORY: Public Education Matters
CLIENT TYPE: Public Education
DATE: Oct 28, 2022

The bill establishes the Uniform Information Guidance for Survivors of Sexual Assault, which requires the California State University and requests the University of California to develop and post on its website sexual assault informational guidance.

The bill requires the Trustees of the California State University, and request the Regents of the University of California, to develop standards for the content and presentation of information and resources regarding the steps a campus community member who is a survivor of a sexual assault might immediately take following the sexual assault, including the options, timing parameters, and potential outcomes relating to each step; and a model internet website template incorporating the standards developed.

The standards shall be developed in collaboration with sexual assault survivor advocates and others who work with sexual assault survivors. The bill also identifies the specific standards that must be covered.

(AB 1968 adds Chapter 15.9, commencing with Section 67395, to Part 40 of Division 3 of Title 3 of the Education Code.)

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