|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 28, 2016||referred to education|
assembly Bill A9665
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Walter T. Mosley
John T. McDonald III
A9665 (ACTIVE) - Details
A9665 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9665 I N A S S E M B L Y March 28, 2016 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the commis- sioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to the adoption of instruction in information relating to blood, bone marrow and organ and tissue donations in senior high schools THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 55 to read as follows: 55. A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF INSTRUCTION IN INFORMATION RELATING TO BLOOD, BONE MARROW AND ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATIONS AND THE WAYS IN WHICH SUCH DONATIONS CAN BE BENEFICIAL TO OTHERS, IN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS. B. PRIOR TO MAKING THE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL: (I) SEEK THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF TEACHERS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHER EDUCATORS AND OTHERS WITH EDUCATIONAL EXPERTISE IN THE PROPOSED CURRICULUM; (II) SEEK COMMENT FROM PARENTS, STUDENTS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES; (III) CONSIDER THE AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME SUCH CURRICULUM WILL REQUIRE AND WHETHER SUCH TIME WOULD DETRACT FROM OTHER MANDATED COURSES OF STUDY; (IV) CONSIDER THE FISCAL IMPACT, IF ANY, ON THE STATE AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND (V) CONSIDER ANY ADDITIONAL FACTORS THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS RELEVANT. C. NO LATER THAN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS TO EITHER ADOPT AND PROMULGATE APPROPRIATE RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING SUCH CURRICULUM OR REJECT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH CURRICULUM. UPON RECEIVING A RECOMMENDATION FROM THE COMMISSIONER, PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL VOTE TO EITHER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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