senate Bill S2463

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that the Muslim holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha shall be school holidays in the city school district of the city of New York

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 23, 2015 referred to education

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S2463 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6827
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2590-v, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5837, A8108, A1920
2011-2012: S1762, A2223
2013-2014: S1241, A663, A8685
2017-2018: S5050, A6078
2019-2020: S4820, A6288

S2463 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the Muslim holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha shall be school holidays in the city school district of the city of New York.

S2463 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2463 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2463

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PERKINS, AVELLA, GIANARIS, PARKER, PERALTA, SERRANO
  -- 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  that  the
  Muslim  holidays  of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha be school holidays in
  the city school district of the city 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 2590-v
to read as follows:
  S 2590-V. EID UL-FITR AND EID UL-ADHA TO BE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS.  NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  OTHER  LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE FIRST
DAY OF THE MUSLIM HOLIDAYS OF EID  UL-FITR  AND  EID  UL-ADHA  SHALL  BE
DESIGNATED AS SCHOOL HOLIDAYS IN THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF
NEW  YORK.  THE  DATES OF SUCH HOLIDAYS SHALL CORRESPOND TO THE DATES OF
SUCH HOLIDAYS AS SET OUT ON THE PARKING CALENDAR  OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW
YORK.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05770-01-5

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