McCaskill Introduces Bill to Curb Campus Sexual Assaults

By KOLR

Published 07/31 2014 10:47AM

Updated 08/01 2014 09:40AM

(KOLR) - After months of investigation, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has introduced a bill that takes aim at college sex assaults.

McCaskill announced the Campus Safety and Accountability Act in Washington D.C. alongside other senators, advocates and survivors.

"It is time to protect those who are wronged. The time is now," said Anna, a sex assault survivor.

The new bill promises to better protect students and bolster accountability on college campuses by requiring schools to survey students about sex assaults. It also raises penalties for violations.

Colleges would be required to publish the results of the survey online.

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