senate Bill S7030A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to clarifying health education

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2012 print number 7030a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Apr 30, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 25, 2012 committee discharged and committed to mental health and developmental disabilities
Apr 24, 2012 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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S7030 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9880A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §804, Ed L

S7030 - Summary

Relates to clarifying health education.

S7030 - Sponsor Memo

S7030 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7030

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. McDONALD, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, LARKIN -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to including  instruction
  in mental health within health education in schools

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 804 of the education law, as added by  chapter  982
of  the laws of 1977, the section heading as amended and subdivision 3-a
as added by chapter 401 of the laws of 1998, subdivision 3 as amended by
chapter 674 of the laws of 2004, and subdivision 4 as amended by chapter
181 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  S 804. Health  education  regarding  MENTAL  HEALTH,  alcohol,  drugs,
tobacco  abuse  and  the prevention and detection of certain cancers. 1.
ALL SCHOOLS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE DEPARTMENT SHALL  ENSURE  THAT
THEIR  HEALTH  EDUCATION  PROGRAMS  RECOGNIZE THE MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS OF
HEALTH BY INCLUDING MENTAL HEALTH  AND  THE  RELATION  OF  PHYSICAL  AND
MENTAL  HEALTH  SO  AS  TO  ENHANCE STUDENT UNDERSTANDING, ATTITUDES AND
BEHAVIORS THAT PROMOTE HEALTH, WELL-BEING AND HUMAN DIGNITY.
  2. All schools shall include, as an integral part of health education,
instruction so as to discourage the misuse and abuse of alcohol,  tobac-
co,  and  other  drugs  and  promote attitudes and behavior that enhance
health, well being, and human dignity.
  [2.] 3. Instruction regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs  shall
be  included  in the health education provided for all elementary school
pupils and shall be taught by  the  regular  classroom  teachers  or  by
teachers  certified to teach health education. Such instruction shall be
designed according to the needs and abilities of the pupils  at  succes-
sive grade levels with the purpose of developing desirable health behav-
ior, attitudes, and knowledge as well as self-reliance and problem solv-
ing capacity.
  [3.]  4.  Instruction  regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, in
addition to continued health guidance in the junior high  school  grades
and  the  senior  high  schools, shall be an integral part of a required

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S7030A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9880A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §804, Ed L

S7030A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to clarifying health education.

S7030A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7030A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7030--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  McDONALD,  AVELLA,  DeFRANCISCO,  GOLDEN,  KLEIN,
  LARKIN, OPPENHEIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and  Drug  Abuse  --
  committee  discharged  and  said  bill  committed  to the Committee on
  Mental Health and Developmental  Disabilities  --  reported  favorably
  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to clarifying health
  education

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 804 of the education law, as added by chapter 982
of the laws of 1977, the section heading as amended and subdivision  3-a
as added by chapter 401 of the laws of 1998, subdivision 3 as amended by
chapter 674 of the laws of 2004, and subdivision 4 as amended by chapter
181 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  S 804.  Health  education  regarding  MENTAL  HEALTH,  alcohol, drugs,
tobacco abuse and the prevention and detection of  certain  cancers.  1.
ALL  SCHOOLS  UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENSURE THAT
THEIR HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMS RECOGNIZE  THE  MULTIPLE  DIMENSIONS  OF
HEALTH  BY  INCLUDING  MENTAL  HEALTH  AND  THE RELATION OF PHYSICAL AND
MENTAL HEALTH SO AS TO  ENHANCE  STUDENT  UNDERSTANDING,  ATTITUDES  AND
BEHAVIORS THAT PROMOTE HEALTH, WELL-BEING AND HUMAN DIGNITY.
  2. All schools shall include, as an integral part of health education,
instruction  so as to discourage the misuse and abuse of alcohol, tobac-
co[,] and other drugs and promote attitudes and  behavior  that  enhance
health, well being, and human dignity.
  [2.]  3. Instruction regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs shall
be included in the health education provided for all  elementary  school
pupils  and  shall  be  taught  by  the regular classroom teachers or by
teachers certified to teach health education. Such instruction shall  be
designed  according  to the needs and abilities of the pupils at succes-
sive grade levels with the purpose of developing desirable health behav-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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