Sexual Assualt Awareness Education (Public Act 095-0764 Health Education Act)

Sexual Assualt Awareness Education (Public Act 095-0764 Health Education Act)

Section 55. The Public Community College Act is amended by adding Section 3-29.3 as follows: (110 ILCS 805/3-29.3 new) The Illinois General Assembly amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act, various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois, and the Public Community College Act. Provides that a comprehensive health education program shall include sexual assault awareness in secondary schools. Requires each public university and community college to provide some form of sexual assault awareness education to all incoming students, whether through a seminar, online training, or some other way of informing students. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.

DACC provides FREE, online training on Bystander Intervention for Students, Creating a Respectful Campus for LGBTQ+ Students, Intimate Partner Violence (VAWA), Sexual Violence Awareness (Campus SaVE Act), and Title IX Rights and Protections. It can be found on the Current Students webpage at https://dacc.edu/currentstudents. The training link is under the Student Development & Training section. The College has also established extensive policies and procedures to stop sexual misconduct which includes sexual violence, harassment, and related misconduct. The policies and procedures are noted above.