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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S1241
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S1241 - Details
S1241 - Summary
Provides that the Muslim holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha shall be school holidays in the city school district of the city of New York.
S1241 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1241 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring that the Muslim holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha be school holidays in the city school district of the city of New York PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To designate as school holidays in the New York City School District the first days of the Muslim holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha, to allow Muslim students, teachers and staff to celebrate these important holidays. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Bill § 1 adds a new §2590-v to the Education Law, providing that those schools operated under the aegis of the New York City School District will be closed on the first days of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha, beginning on the dates set forth in the New York City parking calendar. No current state law provides for recognition of these important religious holidays. JUSTIFICATION: Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha are two of the most important in the
S1241 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1241 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, PARKER, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Educa- tion AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring that the Muslim holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha be school holidays in the city school district of the city 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 2590-v to read as follows: S 2590-V. EID UL-FITR AND EID UL-ADHA TO BE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS. NOTWITH- STANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE FIRST DAY OF THE MUSLIM HOLIDAYS OF EID UL-FITR AND EID UL-ADHA SHALL BE DESIGNATED AS SCHOOL HOLIDAYS IN THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. THE DATES OF SUCH HOLIDAYS SHALL CORRESPOND TO THE DATES OF SUCH HOLIDAYS AS SET OUT ON THE PARKING CALENDAR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01941-01-3
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