senate Bill S6251

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, in consultation with the state education department, to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2014 signed chap.146
Jul 11, 2014 delivered to governor
May 20, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 06, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.612
substituted for a8345
Jan 23, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 22, 2014 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 13, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.14
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

S6251 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8345
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L; amd §304, Ed L

S6251 - Summary

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, in consultation with the state education department, to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth to be used by school districts and boards of cooperative educational services to educate students on the dangers and consequences of problem gambling.

S6251 - Sponsor Memo

S6251 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6251

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  mental  hygiene  law  and  the  education  law,  in
  relation  to  requiring  the  office of alcoholism and substance abuse
  services in consultation with the state education department to  iden-
  tify  or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth
  to be used by school districts and boards of  cooperative  educational
  services

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision (i) of section 19.07  of  the  mental  hygiene
law,  as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  [(i)] (J) The office [of alcoholism and substance abuse services],  in
consultation  with  the  state  education department, shall [establish a
curriculum for a course of instruction in adolescent] IDENTIFY OR DEVEL-
OP MATERIALS ON problem gambling AMONG SCHOOL-AGE YOUTH which  may[,  at
the  option  of  any  school, be provided in grades four through twelve.
Such course of instruction shall include materials] BE  USED  BY  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS  AND  BOARDS  OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES, AT THEIR
OPTION, to educate students on the dangers and consequences  of  problem
gambling[, and] AS THEY DEEM APPROPRIATE. SUCH MATERIALS shall be avail-
able  on  the  internet  website  of  [such  office] THE STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT.  THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE SHALL PROVIDE  A  HYPER-
LINK  TO  THE  INTERNET  PAGE  OF  THE  STATE  EDUCATION DEPARTMENT THAT
DISPLAYS SUCH MATERIALS.
  S 2. Subdivision 43 of section 305 of the education law, as  added  by
chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  43.  The commissioner shall make available, on the department internet
website, [the curriculum of the course of instruction in]  MATERIALS  ON
[adolescent] problem gambling [established] AMONG SCHOOL-AGE YOUTH IDEN-
TIFIED  OR  DEVELOPED  BY  THE  OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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

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