Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities. Crime reporting as well as: Timely warnings Emergency notifications Missing person policies, etc. Guidance(s) Dear Colleague Letters Montana Resolution Agreement Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) was amended by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA)¹ which has the effect of implementing many of Title IX protections previously set out by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) through multiple “Guidance” documents, “Resolution Agreements”, and “Dear Colleague Letters”. ¹The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (“VAWA”), which President Obama signed into law on March 7, 2013, imposes new obligations on colleges and universities under its Campus Sexual Violence Act (SaVE Act”) provision, Section 304. 1. New Reporting Categories for hate crimes. National Origin Gender identity Old ones were: Race Gender Religion Sexual Orientation Ethnicity Disability National Origin Gender identity 2. New Reportable Incidents Domestic violence Dating violence Stalking 3. New Requirements for the Clery Act Annual Security Report Itself A. Providing written notice Institutions must give new written information to all students and employees. Certain information must be provided in writing to victims. Certain information must be provided in writing to both the accused and the victim simultaneously. B. New statements of policy in the Annual Security Report. 1. Policy statement on reporting requirements. 2. Policies encouraging accurate and prompt reporting of all crimes to campus police and appropriate law enforcement when the victim of such crimes wants to or is unable to make such a report. 3. Statement of standard of evidence used in sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and domestic violence conduct proceedings. B. New statements of policy in the Annual Security Report. 4. ASR must have policy statements on Education Programs. Required educational programs Education programs shall include “primary prevention and awareness programs for all incoming students and new employees” which shall include: Statement prohibiting domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking; Definition of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Definition of consent, in reference to sexual activity. Safe and positive options for bystander intervention. Information on risk reduction. Ongoing prevention and awareness campaigns for students and faculty on all of the above. B. New statements of policy in the Annual Security Report. 5. Policy for on-going prevention and awareness campaigns. 6. Policy for procedures victims should follow. 7. Policy for procedures for institutional disciplinary actions, including requirement of annual training by “officials” conducting investigations and hearings. 8. Equal opportunity regarding choice of advisors. B. New statements of policy in the Annual Security Report. 9. Record incidents of stalking based on location. 10. Describe each type of disciplinary proceeding used by the institution in cases of alleged dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Should haves – 1. Climate Survey 2. Victim Advocates 1. New reporting categories. 2. New reportable incidents. 3. Annual Security Report A. New items which must be in writing. B. New policy statements.