senate Bill S1241

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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S1241 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8685
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2590-v, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1762, A2223
2009-2010: S5837A, A8108A
2013-2014: A663

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

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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