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Advisory committee on campus security
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 129-A
§ 6431. Advisory committee on campus security. 1. The president or
chief administrative officer of each college, except those independent
colleges ineligible to receive state aid under section sixty-four
hundred one of this title, shall appoint an advisory committee on campus

2. Such committee shall consist of a minimum of six members, at least
half of whom shall be female; one-third of the committee shall be
appointed from a list of students that contains at least twice the
number to be appointed which is provided by the largest student
governance organization on such campus, one-third thereof shall be
appointed from a list of faculty members that contains twice the number
to be appointed which is provided by the largest faculty organization on
such campus, and one-third of whom shall be selected by the president or
chief administrative officer.

3. The committee shall review current campus security policies and
procedures and make recommendations for their improvement. It shall
specifically review current policies and procedures for:

a. educating the campus community, including security personnel and
those persons who advise or supervise students, about sexual assault,
domestic violence and stalking offenses pursuant to section sixty-four
hundred thirty-two of this article, and bias related and hate crimes
pursuant to section sixty-four hundred thirty-six of this article;

b. educating the campus community about personal safety and crime

c. reporting sexual assaults, domestic violence, stalking incidents
and hate crimes and assisting victims during investigations;

d. referring complaints to appropriate authorities;

e. counseling victims; and

f. responding to inquiries from concerned persons.

4. The committee shall report, in writing, to the college president or
chief administrative officer on its findings and recommendations at
least once each academic year, and such report shall be available upon

5. Nothing in this section shall be construed to alter, amend, modify
or affect existing standards for civil liability.