senate Bill S5900A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certain public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer food options

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Oct 04, 2013 print number 5900a
amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 20, 2013 referred to rules

S5900 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L

S5900 - Summary

Requires public schools in any city with a population over one million that have at least 25% of students practicing a religious faith with specific dietary restrictions to offer food options which meet such dietary restrictions.

S5900 - Sponsor Memo

S5900 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5900

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  requiring  certain
  public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer
  Halal food options during lunch

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  915-a
to read as follows:
  S  915-A.  HALAL  FOOD  OPTIONS.  IN  ANY CITY HAVING OVER ONE MILLION
INHABITANTS, ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT HAS TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR  MORE  OF
STUDENTS PRACTICING HALAL SHALL OFFER HALAL FOOD OPTIONS DURING LUNCH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the  imple-
mentation  of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on
or before such date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09200-01-3

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public schools in any city with a population over one million that have at least 25% of students practicing a religious faith with specific dietary restrictions to offer food options which meet such dietary restrictions.

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5900--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to requiring certain
  public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer
  food options during lunch

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 915-a
to read as follows:
  S 915-A. FOOD OPTIONS. IN ANY CITY HAVING OVER  ONE  MILLION  INHABIT-
ANTS, ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT HAS TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF STUDENTS
PRACTICING  A  RELIGIOUS  FAITH WITH SPECIFIC DIETARY RESTRICTIONS SHALL
OFFER FOOD OPTIONS WHICH MEET SUCH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment  and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the imple-
mentation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made  on
or before such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09200-02-3

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