Ohio bill would require colleges adopt racial, religious, ethnic harassment and intimidation policy

Lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill in response to the recent rise in antisemitic incidents on college campuses last school year after the start of the Israel-Hamas war.

Reps. Justin Pizzulli, R-Scioto County, and Dontavius Jarrells, D-Columbus, recently put forth House Bill 606 — also known as the Enact Campus Act — which would require public and private colleges and universities to adopt and enforce a policy regarding racial, religious and ethnic harassment and intimidation.

“House Bill 606 is a comprehensive effort to address the alarming rise in racial, religious, and ethnically charged acts of harassment and intimidation on our college campuses,” Jarrells said in his testimony.

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