senate Bill S5513

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of a prom and graduation safety program

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 16, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S5513 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง19.26, Ment Hyg L

S5513 - Summary

Relates to the creation of a prom and graduation safety program; develops educational materials.

S5513 - Sponsor Memo

S5513 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5513

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the creation of a
  prom and graduation safety program

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
19.26 to read as follows:
S 19.26 PROM AND GRADUATION SAFETY PROGRAM.
  (A) THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH A PROM AND  GRADUATION  SAFETY  PROGRAM
WITHIN THE OFFICE, WHICH SHALL FOCUS UPON ENSURING THE SAFETY OF ADOLES-
CENTS ATTENDING THEIR PROM AND CELEBRATING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION.
  (B)  THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH,
THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, AND THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE,  SHALL
DEVELOP  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS FOR STUDENTS, EDUCATORS, AND PARENTS AND
GUARDIANS WITH INFORMATION AND TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP ADOLESCENTS SAFE  AND
HEALTHY.    SUCH  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS, INCLUDING PRINTABLE BROCHURES,
SHALL BE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITES OF THE OFFICE AND THE STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT AND SHALL BE UPDATED ANNUALLY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11090-01-3

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