ACHA Submits Comments on Proposed Federal Legislation to Combat Sexual Violence

April 8, 2015

On behalf of the ACHA membership, ACHA President Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, has submitted comments to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions regarding proposed federal legislation to combat sexual violence (S. 590 - Campus Accountability and Safety Act). Input was provided regarding both the surveying requirements contained in the legislation, and the designation and role of the confidential advisor as set forth in the bill. ACHA will continue to monitor developments regarding this bill (also known as CASA) and will provide updates to members and other comments to federal policymakers as appropriate.