The VA legislature has considered 19 bills about sexual assault

This year, the Virginia General Assembly has considered 19 bills on how to report and regulate alleged campus sexual assault charges. Some bills also outline how and where universities should direct services to sexual assault victims. As they are actively going through the legislature, some have already been tabled or left in committee including HB1343, HB1505, HB2139, and HB1786.

sexualassaultbillsedited-2For background information, below are United States sexual assault statistics according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) and the CDC.

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“Campus Sexual Assault Bills” graphic credit: Walter Martinez