H.R.5735 - Virginia Tech Victims Campus Emergency Response Policy and Notification Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] (Introduced 04/09/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/09/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5735 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/09/2008)
Virginia Tech Victims Campus Emergency Response Policy and Notification Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require schools participating in title IV student assistance programs to include current campus policies regarding immediate emergency response and evacuation procedures in their required annual security reports to current and prospective students and staff.
Requires such procedures to include: (1) notifying students and staff within 30 minutes after confirmation that an emergency exists on campus or public property; and (2) testing such procedures annually.