senate Bill S4769A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to instruction relating to the flag

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2014 print number 4769a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.969
Apr 23, 2013 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S4769 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §802, Ed L

S4769 - Summary

Relates to instruction relating to the flag.

S4769 - Sponsor Memo

S4769 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4769

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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  instruction  relating
  to the flag

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  802  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  601  of  the  laws  of 1996, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. It shall be the duty of the commissioner to prepare, for the use of
the public schools of the state, a program providing for a salute to the
flag and a daily pledge of allegiance to the flag,  and  instruction  in
its  correct use and display which shall include, as a minimum, specific
instruction regarding respect for the flag of the United States of Amer-
ica, its display and use as provided by federal statute  and  regulation
and such other patriotic exercises as may be deemed by him to be expedi-
ent, under such regulations and instructions as may best meet the varied
requirements  of  the  different  grades  in such schools. However, such
instruction shall include, as a minimum, the provisions of sections  one
hundred seventy through one hundred seventy-seven of title thirty-six of
the United States Code.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO PREPARE, AS PART OF
SUCH  PROGRAM, WHICH MAY BE USED BY SCHOOL AUTHORITIES, AN ANNUAL COURSE
OF STUDY OF THE AMERICAN FLAG, INCLUDING THE HISTORY  AND  EVOLUTION  OF
THE  AMERICAN FLAG AS WELL AS THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF THE PLEDGE OF
ALLEGIANCE, THAT ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE BY
STUDENTS AND FACULTY AND THAT INDICATES THAT THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IS
TAKEN IN RECOGNITION OF THE SACRIFICES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE  BY  THE  MEN
AND  WOMEN  OF  THE  ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES IN DEFENSE OF OUR
COUNTRY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect September 1, 2013; provided  that  the
commissioner  of  education  is  authorized  to promulgate any rules and
regulations necessary to implement this act on or before  its  effective
date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §802, Ed L

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to instruction relating to the flag.

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4769--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Education --
  recommitted to the Committee on Education in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  instruction  relating
  to the flag

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  802  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  601  of  the  laws  of 1996, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. It shall be the duty of the commissioner to prepare, for the use of
the public schools of the state, a program providing for a salute to the
flag and a daily pledge of allegiance to the flag,  and  instruction  in
its  correct use and display which shall include, as a minimum, specific
instruction regarding respect for the flag of the United States of Amer-
ica, its display and use as provided by federal statute  and  regulation
and such other patriotic exercises as may be deemed by him to be expedi-
ent, under such regulations and instructions as may best meet the varied
requirements  of  the  different  grades  in such schools. However, such
instruction shall include, as a minimum, the provisions of sections  one
hundred seventy through one hundred seventy-seven of title thirty-six of
the United States Code.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO PREPARE, AS PART OF
SUCH  PROGRAM, WHICH MAY BE USED BY SCHOOL AUTHORITIES, AN ANNUAL COURSE
OF STUDY OF THE AMERICAN FLAG, INCLUDING THE HISTORY  AND  EVOLUTION  OF
THE  AMERICAN FLAG AS WELL AS THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF THE PLEDGE OF
ALLEGIANCE, THAT ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE BY
STUDENTS AND FACULTY AND THAT INDICATES THAT THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IS
TAKEN IN RECOGNITION OF THE SACRIFICES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE  BY  THE  MEN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10287-02-4

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