senate Bill S684

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to observance of certain holidays by institutions within the state university and the city university of New York

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

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S684 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6947
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง361 & 6235, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7176

S684 - Summary

Relates to observance of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha by institutions within the state university and the city university of New York.

S684 - Sponsor Memo

S684 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   684

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to observance of  certain
  holidays  by  institutions  within  the  state university and the city
  university of New York

  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 361 to
read as follows:
  S  361.  HOLIDAYS  TO  BE  OBSERVED.  NO  CLASS OR ANY OTHER COURSE OF
INSTRUCTION SHALL BE HELD IN ANY INSTITUTION WITHIN THE STATE UNIVERSITY
ON THOSE DAYS OF RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE  KNOWN  AS  EID  UL-FITR  AND  EID
UL-ADHA,   PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  THE  CHANCELLOR,  IN  HIS  OR  HER
DISCRETION, MAY EXEMPT ANY INSTITUTION FROM THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS  OF
THIS SECTION.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6235 to read
as follows:
  S  6235.  HOLIDAYS  TO  BE  OBSERVED.  NO CLASS OR ANY OTHER COURSE OF
INSTRUCTION SHALL BE HELD IN ANY INSTITUTION WITHIN THE CITY  UNIVERSITY
ON  THOSE  DAYS  OF  RELIGIOUS  OBSERVANCE  KNOWN AS EID UL-FITR AND EID
UL-ADHA  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  THE  CHANCELLOR,  IN  HIS   OR   HER
DISCRETION,  MAY EXEMPT ANY INSTITUTION FROM THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS OF
THIS SECTION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03400-01-3

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