senate Bill S8020

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting Jacobe's Law

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Rules Committee


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Jun 06, 2016 referred to rules

S8020 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10534A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §15-a, Ed L

S8020 - Summary

Relates to enacting Jacobe's Law in relation to requiring school administrators to contact the parents or guardians of students who have reported being bullied or there is a reasonable cause to believe they have been bullied.

S8020 - Sponsor Memo

S8020 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8020

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 enacting "Jacobe's
  law"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Jacobe's law."
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 15-a to read
as follows:
  S  15-A. REPORTING BY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS. 1. SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS,
AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE  OF
THIS  TITLE,  SHALL  MAKE  A  GOOD FAITH EFFORT TO CONTACT THE PARENT OR
GUARDIAN OF A STUDENT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING  A  REPORT  OF  BULLYING  OR
HARASSMENT  OR  A REASONABLE CAUSE TO SUSPECT AN INCIDENT OF BULLYING OR
HARASSMENT OF  THE  STUDENT.  "HARASSMENT"  AND  "BULLYING"  SHALL  MEAN
HARASSMENT  AND  BULLYING  AS DEFINED UNDER SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION
ELEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2. THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR SHALL CONTACT THE PARENT  OR  GUARDIAN  BY
TELEPHONE, ELECTRONIC MAIL, REGULAR MAIL OR OTHER MEANS.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15702-03-6

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