Assemblymember Daniel Rosenthal’s Hate Crime Reporting On College Campuses Bill Passes New York Stat

Assemblymember Daniel Rosenthal’s legislation, Hate Crime Reporting on College Campuses (A.3694), which will require colleges that receive state funding to modernize and enhance their disclosure of hate crimes that occur on campus, has passed the New York State Assembly.

The legislation mandates colleges in New York State to implement a plan to effectively investigate hate crimes on campus and require colleges to inform incoming students about hate crime prevention measures. Colleges will now be obligated to disclose on their website all hate crimes that occur on their campuses.

“All students have the right to feel safe and protected on their college campuses,” said Assemblymember Rosenthal. “We will not allow educational institutions that claim to embrace free speech, understanding, and inclusivity to become asylums of anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hostility.

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