|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 06, 2010||referred to higher education|
|Mar 13, 2009||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S3289
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3289 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
S3289 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3289 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring students enrolled in the undergraduate psychology program within the SUNY and CUNY systems to complete 12 hours of documented volunteer service with certain places or programs PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To expand the number of available volunteers at suicide prevention hotlines and/or centers; domestic abuse hotlines and/or centers; eating disorder hotlines and/or centers; expressive therapy counseling center; or any call centers or counseling centers with programs that specifically pertain to issues such as abuse, depression, anxiety, stress, and self-esteem and weight disorders. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : * The education law is amended by adding new section 355-d. This section requires all psychology undergraduate students attending a SUNY school must complete twelve hours of volunteer service at a counseling center which meets the approval of their assigned psychology faculty member. The section also requires that the designated faculty member track and document a student's completed hours of volunteer service, and ensure that the student meets program standards.
S3289 - Bill Text download pdf
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