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Establishes a commission for the educational advancement of multilingual learners in New York.


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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June 13, 2019

In Senate Committee Finance Committee

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

Ensures language assistance services by state agencies; requires state agencies to maintain records of the primary language spoken by any individual seeking such assistance; and requires state agency to submit an annual report on language services.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

May 10, 2018

In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee

Sponsor: Luis R. SepĂșlveda

Requires the department of education to study and report on the self-identified ethnicity and multilingual status of all licensed social workers and provide such report to the governor and legislature no later than one year after the effective date of this act.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

May 08, 2018

In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee

Sponsor: Luis R. SepĂșlveda

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