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  • “Enough is Enough” Legislation Becomes Law: New York Education Law Article 129-B Establishes New Requirements for New York State Colleges’ and Universities’ Responses to Reports of Sexual Misconduct

    On July 7, 2015, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation that affects the way New York institutions of higher education must respond to reports of sexual misconduct. The legislation, the cornerstone of Governor Cuomo’s “Enough is Enough” campaign, creates Article 129-B of the New York Education Law.  While many provisions of Article 129-B reinforce or expand upon existing obligations imposed by federal law, Article 129-B also includes a number of new requirements that may impact the current policies and procedures of higher education institutions.  Please click here for our summary of this new law: http://www.cullenanddykman.com/news-advisories-103.html. Please do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions or would like to discuss the impact of this new law on your institution.