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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 22, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S2562
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S2562 - Details
S2562 - Summary
Requires provisions in schools that prohibit harassment, intimidation or bullying whether by electronic communication or a written, verbal, physical or sexual act.
S2562 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2562 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring provisions in schools that prohibit harassment, intimidation or bullying whether by electronic communication or a written, verbal, physical or sexual act PURPOSE: Prohibits harassment, intimidation or bullying in schools. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 2 of the education law to define harassment, bullying and intimidation as an electronic communication, or a written, verbal, physical, or sexual act that is reasonable perceived to have the effect of harming a student physically or emotionally or insulting or demeaning a student or group of students causing substantial disruption in the orderly operation of the school. Amends section 2801 subdivision 2 subparagraph (c) of the education law by stating that all school districts must create a code of conduct is amended to mandate that this code of conduct include provisions for the prohibition of harassment, intimidation and/or bullying and a provision stating that if any student or employee of
S2562 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2562 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 22, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- 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 requiring provisions in schools that prohibit harassment, intimidation or bullying whether by electronic communication or a written, verbal, physical or sexual act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 20 to read as follows: 20. HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING. THE TERM "HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING" MEANS AN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION, OR A WRIT- TEN, VERBAL, PHYSICAL, OR SEXUAL ACT THAT IS REASONABLY PERCEIVED TO HAVE THE EFFECT OF: A. HARMING A STUDENT PHYSICALLY OR EMOTIONALLY OR DAMAGING A STUDENT'S PROPERTY, OR PLACING A STUDENT IN A REASONABLE FEAR OF PERSONAL HARM OR PROPERTY DAMAGE; OR B. INSULTING OR DEMEANING A STUDENT OR GROUP OF STUDENTS CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DISRUPTION IN, OR SUBSTANTIAL INTERFERENCE WITH, THE ORDERLY OPERATION OF THE SCHOOL. S 2. Paragraphs d and f of subdivision 2 of section 2801 of the educa- tion law, as added by chapter 181 of the laws of 2000, are amended and three new paragraphs, c-1, c-2 and f-1 are added to read as follows: C-1. PROVISIONS PROHIBITING: (I) HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING; OR (II) REPRISAL, RETALIATION, OR FALSE ACCUSATIONS AGAINST A VICTIM, WITNESS, OR ONE WITH RELIABLE INFORMATION ABOUT AN ACT OF HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION OR BULLYING; C-2. PROVISIONS STATING THAT A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE, STUDENT OR VOLUNTEER WHO WITNESSES, OR HAS RELIABLE INFORMATION THAT A STUDENT HAS BEEN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07303-01-3
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