assembly Bill A8465

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires instruction in anti-gun violence in all schools

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Jan 16, 2014 referred to education

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A8465 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง805, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3353
2011-2012: A9238

A8465 - Summary

Requires instruction in anti-gun violence in all schools.

A8465 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8465

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ROSENTHAL, ROZIC, TITUS, COOK, CRESPO -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A.  FARRELL,  HEASTIE,  MARKEY,  PERRY,  RIVERA,
  SCHIMEL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring instruction
  in anti-gun violence in all schools

  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 805 to
read as follows:
  S  805. ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE EDUCATION. 1. ALL SCHOOLS SHALL INCLUDE AGE-
APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTION ON ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF  THE
EDUCATION PROVIDED BY REGULAR CLASSROOM TEACHERS.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARD-
ING INSTRUCTION ON ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE AS THE COMMISSIONER MAY DEEM NECES-
SARY AND DESIRABLE FOR THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF PUPILS AND THE COMMUNI-
TY.    THE CONTENTS MAY BE VARIED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF PARTICULAR SCHOOL
DISTRICTS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AND NEED NOT BE UNIFORM  THROUGHOUT  THE
STATE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL UTILIZE EITHER THE
CURRICULUM  FOR  ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE INSTRUCTION PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER OR A COURSE APPROVED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  3.  SCHOOL  AUTHORITIES  SHALL PROVIDE THE NEEDED FACILITIES, TIME AND
PLACE FOR THE INSTRUCTION SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION  AND  SHALL  PROVIDE
LEARNING  AIDS  AND  CURRICULUM  RESOURCE  MATERIALS WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO
EFFECTIVE TEACHING METHODS AND LEARNING IN ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July  next  succeeding
the  date  upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
sary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is author-
ized to be made on or before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01935-01-3

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