September 6 2017
1:30 pm

Governor Wolf Announces Introduction of “It’s On Us” Legislation

Capitol Rotunda, Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA

Governor Wolf will be joined by Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera, state legislators, and various members of Pennsylvania’s higher education community to announce the introduction of “It’s On Us” legislation.

The six bills included in this legislative package would:

  • Expand the scope, authority, and capacity of the Office for Safe Schools
  • Publish an annual report card on sexual violence and harassment
  • Create a consolidated, comprehensive anti-violence and anti-harassment policy for K-12 schools
  • Require postsecondary institutions adopt affirmative consent standards
  • Require that postsecondary institutions offer online, anonymous reporting options
  • Establish amnesty policies protecting students who report sexual assault to postsecondary institutions