H.R.4699: Inclusive Campuses Act

Author's Summary:  To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize the use of title III funds for the establishment LGBTQ resource centers.

IB Summary:  According to the The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals : "If [this bill] passed into law, this measure would promote inclusion and empowerment of LGBTQ people at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other minority serving institutions. This federal legislation would take a critical step forward by authorizing Title III education funds to establish campus resource centers that provide support for LGBTQ students as well as programming resources and education about LGBTQ people to the entire campus community at our nation’s HBCUs and other minority serving institutions."

Status:   Introduced in the House on 12/20/2017. Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Links: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4699/text?r=5