assembly Bill A6947

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to observance of certain holidays by institutions within the state university and the city university of New York

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Jun 03, 2014 held for consideration in higher education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Apr 25, 2013 referred to higher education

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A6947 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S684
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§361 & 6235, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7176
2015-2016: A2663, S914
2017-2018: A4930, S1560
2019-2020: A4281, S5695
2021-2022: A4249, S1137
2023-2024: A468, S2208

A6947 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to observance of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha by institutions within the state university and the city university of New York.

A6947 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6947

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Higher Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to observance of certain
  holidays by institutions within the  state  university  and  the  city
  university of New York

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 361 to
read as follows:
  S 361. HOLIDAYS TO BE OBSERVED.  NO  CLASS  OR  ANY  OTHER  COURSE  OF
INSTRUCTION SHALL BE HELD IN ANY INSTITUTION WITHIN THE STATE UNIVERSITY
ON  THOSE  DAYS  OF  RELIGIOUS  OBSERVANCE  KNOWN AS EID UL-FITR AND EID
UL-ADHA,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  THE  CHANCELLOR,  IN  HIS  OR   HER
DISCRETION,  MAY EXEMPT ANY INSTITUTION FROM THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS OF
THIS SECTION.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6235 to read
as follows:
  S 6235. HOLIDAYS TO BE OBSERVED. NO  CLASS  OR  ANY  OTHER  COURSE  OF
INSTRUCTION  SHALL BE HELD IN ANY INSTITUTION WITHIN THE CITY UNIVERSITY
ON THOSE DAYS OF RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE  KNOWN  AS  EID  UL-FITR  AND  EID
UL-ADHA   PROVIDED,   HOWEVER,  THAT  THE  CHANCELLOR,  IN  HIS  OR  HER
DISCRETION, MAY EXEMPT ANY INSTITUTION FROM THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS  OF
THIS SECTION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03400-01-3