senate Bill S5558

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to extending the timeframe for school professionals applying for certification to complete training on the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2013 signed chap.90
Jun 24, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.610
substituted for a8049
Jun 11, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.974
May 20, 2013 referred to education

S5558 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8049
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง14, Ed L

S5558 - Summary

Relates to extending the timeframe for school professionals applying for certification to complete training on the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination.

S5558 - Sponsor Memo

S5558 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5558

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FLANAGAN  --  (at  request  of the State Education
  Department) -- 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 extending the time-
  frame for school professionals applying for certification to  complete
  training  on the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimi-
  nation

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 14 of the education law, as added
by chapter 102 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  5. The commissioner shall prescribe regulations  that  school  profes-
sionals  applying  on  or  after [July first] DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, two
thousand thirteen for a certificate or license, including but not limit-
ed to a certificate or license valid for service as a classroom teacher,
school counselor, school  psychologist,  school  social  worker,  school
administrator or supervisor or superintendent of schools shall, in addi-
tion   to  all  other  certification  or  licensing  requirements,  have
completed training on the social patterns of  harassment,  bullying  and
discrimination,  as defined in section eleven of this article, including
but not limited to those acts based on a person's  actual  or  perceived
race,  color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious
practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex, the identifica-
tion and mitigation of  harassment,  bullying  and  discrimination,  and
strategies  for  effectively  addressing problems of exclusion, bias and
aggression in educational settings.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner as chapter 102 of the laws of 2012 takes effect.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10854-01-3

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