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 security.
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;
b. educating the campus community about personal safety and crime prevention;
c. reporting sexual assaults, domestic violence and stalking incidents 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 request.
5. Nothing in this section shall be construed to alter, amend, modify or affect existing standards for civil liability.
Last modified: September 11, 2016