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The Bill of Rights shall include, but is not limited to, the opportunity to report a sexual assault to law enforcement or the institution, to be protected from retaliation, and to access services and resources.
(Broadway, another exception, moves at a gentle diagonal across the city.) Filling out the island are distinct districts. Midtown is the commercial center, with corporate headquarters, various media businesses, and world-class shopping along Fifth Avenue.
Large skyscrapers dominate Lower Manhattan, then retreat as does hard bedrock to build on in those areas, then reemerges in Midtown.
Summary of Provisions: Section 1 of the bill would amend the education law by adding a new article 129-B that provides the following: A Statewide Uniform Definition of Affirmative Consent to Sexual Activity: This legislation implements a statewide definition of affirmative consent to read as follows: "Affirmative consent is a knowing, voluntary and mutual decision among all participants to engage in sexual activity.
BILL NUMBER: S5965 REVISED 06/14/2015 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the implementation by colleges and universities of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking prevention and response policies and procedures; and to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to privacy of name in certain legal challenges to college/university disciplinary findings; and making appropriations therefor Purpose: This bill would require all colleges and universities in the State of New York ("institutions") to implement uniform prevention and response policies and procedures relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Response to Reports: Requires institutions to notify students about rights and resources available to them and how the institution will respond to reports of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.