|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to education|
|Mar 29, 2011||defeated in education|
|Feb 25, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 11, 2011||referred to education|
senate Bill S1723
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1723 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1723 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires persons in parental relation with a child of elementary school age to attend parents support programs; completion of four workshops one of which shall be related to physical, emotional and sexual abuse of children, shall be a requirement for the child's advancement to seventh grade.
S1723 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1723 TITLE OF BILL: REVISED 12/30/11 An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring persons in parental relation with a child of elementary school age to attend parent support programs PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires parents to attend support programs designed to enhance parenting skills. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the Education Law, Section 3212 subdivision 2 by adding a new paragraph f. Requires parents of elementary school children to attend a minimum of four parent support instruction programs prior to the child's advancement to the seventh grade. Requires employers to provide one day per year of paid job leave for the purposes of attending such support instruction programs. Section 2. Amends the Education Law by adding a new section 319. Requires the Commissioner, in consultation with the Board of Regents, to develop guidelines for the content and distribution of a series of twelve parenting workshops. Provides that the topic of one such workshop shall be related to the physical, emotional and sexual abuse
S1723 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1723 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring persons in parental relation with a child of elementary school age to attend parent support programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 3212 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows: F. SHALL, AT THE TIME SUCH INDIVIDUAL BEGINS TO ATTEND UPON INSTRUC- TION, PARTICIPATE IN A SERIES OF FOUR PARENT SUPPORT INSTRUCTION PROGRAMS PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED NINETEEN OF THIS CHAPTER, SUCH PROGRAMS TO BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S GRADUATION FROM SIXTH GRADE AND SHALL BE A REQUIREMENT FOR SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S ADVANCEMENT TO THE SEVENTH GRADE. WHERE SUCH PERSONS IN PARENTAL RELATION REQUIRE LEAVE FROM WORK TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN SUCH PARENT SUPPORT INSTRUCTION PROGRAMS, THE EMPLOYERS OF SUCH PERSONS IN PARENTAL RELATION SHALL PROVIDE SUCH PERSONS WITH ONE DAY PER YEAR OF PAID JOB LEAVE FOR THIS PURPOSE. S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 319 to read as follows: S 319. PARENT SUPPORT INSTRUCTION. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AND IN CONSULTATION WITH THE BOARD OF REGENTS, DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR THE CONTENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF A SERIES OF TWELVE PARENTING WORKSHOPS, ONE OF WHICH SHALL RELATE TO THE SUBJECT OF PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL AND SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN. PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH F OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED TWELVE OF THIS CHAPTER, THE COMPLETION OF FOUR OF SUCH WORKSHOPS, ONE OF WHICH IS THE PROGRAM ON ABUSE, SHALL BE REQUIRED OF ALL PERSONS IN PARENTAL RELATION WITH A CHILD PRIOR TO SUCH CHILD'S GRADUATION FROM SIXTH GRADE AND SHALL BE A REQUIREMENT FOR SUCH CHILD'S EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06878-01-1
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