Senate Standing Committee on Rules
Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Room 332 CAP
*This meeting will be called off the floor*
||AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting "Erin Merryn's law"
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEMBLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Erin Merryn's law".
S 2. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature finds and declares that child sexual abuse, estimated to affect up to one in four girls and up to one in six boys, poses a grave threat to the health and safety of young people, and its damaging effects can last a lifetime. The legislature also finds and declares that child sexual exploitation, including the use of children in pornography and prostitution, and child abduction pose a similar threat to the health and safety of young people, and put child victims at grave risk of death or severe bodily harm.
AN ACT to establish a synthetic cannabinoid and substituted cathinone surrender program; to amend the public health law and the penal law,in relation to controlled substances; to repeal certain provisions of the public health law, relating to controlled substances; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEMBLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: