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Substitute Senate Bill No. 467

Public Act No. 08-157

AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY PROTOCOL AT THE CONSTITUENT UNITS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2008) Each constituent unit of the state system of higher education and each independent college or university, as defined in section 10a-37 of the general statutes, shall submit a plan described in this section to the Department of Higher Education by January 1, 2009. Such plan shall identify procedures specifically designed to heighten awareness by all faculty and staff regarding potentially at-risk students and other individuals on campus through effective educational strategies. Such procedures shall be designed to educate faculty and staff on how to recognize and respond to students and such other individuals who may be at risk of harm to themselves or others.

Approved June 12, 2008