senate Bill S2420

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the mandatory implementation by school districts of social and emotional development into elementary and secondary school educational programs

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Jan 17, 2013 referred to education

S2420 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3633A
2009-2010: S7405

S2420 - Summary

Provides for the mandatory implementation by school districts of social and emotional development into elementary and secondary school educational programs.

S2420 - Sponsor Memo

S2420 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2420

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the  mandatory  imple-
  mentation  by  school  districts of guidelines that incorporate social
  and emotional development into elementary and secondary school  educa-
  tion programs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 35 of section 305  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 667 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  35.  The  commissioner  shall, in cooperation with the commissioner of
mental health, develop guidelines for [voluntary] MANDATORY  implementa-
tion by school districts, that incorporate social and emotional develop-
ment  into  elementary  and  secondary  school  educational  programs as
prescribed in paragraph (b) of subdivision one of section three  of  the
children's  mental  health  act of 2006. THE MANDATORY IMPLEMENTATION OF
GUIDELINES BY  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  REQUIRED  BY  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL
COMMENCE  WITH  THE  TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN--TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN SCHOOL
YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05581-01-3

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