Posted Date: June 25, 2014

Author:  Lynn Mahaffie, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education

Subject: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Violence Against Women Act

On June 20, 2014, the Department published a notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 35417) proposing to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), to implement the changes made to the Clery Act by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).

Comments on the proposed regulations may be submitted electronically through

Comments must be received no later than July 21, 2014. We have attached a pdf copy of the NPRM to this announcement.


NPRM in PDF Format, 328KB, 44 Pages


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