senate Bill S2721

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes requirement for the instruction of students, teachers and coaches regarding the use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormones

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Jan 23, 2013 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

S2721 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3132
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§804 & 912-a, add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3939, A3841
2009-2010: S2783, A3433

S2721 - Summary

Requires the instruction of students, teachers and coaches in the harmful use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormones by adolescents and provides for the testing of students suspected of using steroids or human growth hormones, upon parental consent.

S2721 - Sponsor Memo

S2721 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2721

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the instruc-
  tion of students, teachers and coaches in the harmful use of  anabolic
  steroids  and  human  growth hormones by adolescents and providing for
  the testing of students suspected of using steroids and hormones, upon
  parental consent

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 3, 5, 6 and 7 of section 804 of the education
law, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 674 of the  laws  of  2004  and
subdivisions 5, 6 and 7 as added by chapter 982 of the laws of 1977, are
amended to read as follows:
  3.  Instruction  regarding  alcohol, tobacco, ANABOLIC STEROIDS, HUMAN
GROWTH HORMONES and other drugs, in addition to continued  health  guid-
ance in the junior high school grades and the senior high schools, shall
be  an  integral  part  of a required health education course at each of
these levels in the secondary  schools  curriculum.  Students  shall  be
required to demonstrate knowledge in the subject area through the use of
a  test,  graded project or report, or any other means prescribed by the
school authorities regarding alcohol, drugs,  ANABOLIC  STEROIDS,  HUMAN
GROWTH HORMONES and tobacco. Any such course shall be taught by teachers
holding  a certificate to teach health. Related courses in the secondary
school curriculum shall be taught  in  a  manner  supportive  of  health
education  regarding  alcohol,  tobacco, ANABOLIC STEROIDS, HUMAN GROWTH
HORMONES and other drugs. In addition, instruction regarding the dangers
of driving while under the influence of alcohol or  drugs  shall  be  an
integral  part  of a required health education course in the senior high
schools. Such instruction shall be provided in all senior  high  schools
whether or not these schools also provide driver education courses.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06051-01-3

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