assembly Bill A6335

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the observance of September 11th Remembrance Day in public schools and a brief period of silence in public school classrooms at the opening of such day

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Mar 02, 2017 referred to education

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A6335 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8558
2019-2020: A1801

A6335 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the observance of September 11th Remembrance Day in public schools and a brief period of silence in public school classrooms at the opening of such day.

A6335 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6335

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  providing  for  the
  observance  of  September  11th  Remembrance Day and providing for the
  observance of a brief period of silence in public school classrooms at
  the opening of such day

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  2  of  section 802 of the education law is
amended to read as follows:
  2. A. It shall also be his OR HER duty to make special  provision  for
the observance in the public schools of Lincoln's birthday, Washington's
birthday,  Memorial  day  and Flag day, and such other legal holidays of
like character as may be hereafter designated by law when  the  legisla-
ture makes an appropriation therefor.
  IT  SHALL  ALSO  BE  HIS OR HER DUTY TO MAKE SPECIAL PROVISION FOR THE
OBSERVANCE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF SEPTEMBER 11TH REMEMBRANCE DAY.
  B. IN EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASSROOM THE TEACHER IN CHARGE SHALL OBSERVE
A BRIEF PERIOD OF SILENCE WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF ALL THE PUPILS THER-
EIN ASSEMBLED AT THE OPENING OF THE ELEVENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, KNOWN  AS
SEPTEMBER  11TH REMEMBRANCE DAY. THIS PERIOD SHALL NOT BE CONDUCTED AS A
RELIGIOUS EXERCISE BUT SHALL BE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR SILENT PRAYER OR  FOR
SILENT REFLECTION ON THE ANTICIPATED ACTIVITIES OF THE DAY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09586-01-7