senate Bill S6570

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires all text-books to reference the Sea of Japan as also the East Sea

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Feb 07, 2014 referred to education

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S6570 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8742
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง706, Ed L

S6570 - Summary

Requires all text-books to reference the Sea of Japan as also the East Sea.

S6570 - Sponsor Memo

S6570 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6570

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  requiring  all  text-
  books to reference the Sea of Japan as also the East Sea

  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 706 to
read as follows:
  S 706. REFERENCE TO SEA OF JAPAN. ANY TEXT-BOOK  APPROVED  AND  ISSUED
PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  SEVEN HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE WHICH REFERS TO
THE SEA OF JAPAN SHALL NOTE THAT IT IS ALSO REFERRED TO AS THE EAST SEA.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  any
text-books issued on and after July 1, 2014.








 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13989-02-4

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