Bill Seeks To Reduce Police, Student Confrontation

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California State University campuses would be required to designate liaisons between student protesters and campus law enforcement under a bill approved by the Assembly.

Lawmakers say it is a response to recent confrontations, most notably the pepper-spraying of student demonstrators at the University of California, Davis in November.

The bill does not apply to the University of California because the Legislature does not have oversight authority of that system. Instead, lawmakers urged the UC Board of Regents to require campuses to choose liaisons.

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