senate Bill S1560

2017-2018 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 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jan 10, 2017 referred to higher education

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S1560 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4930
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§362 & 6235, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7176
2013-2014: S684, A6947
2015-2016: S914, A2663
2019-2020: S5695, A4281
2021-2022: S1137, A4249
2023-2024: S2208, A468

S1560 (ACTIVE) - 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.

S1560 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1560 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1560

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AVELLA, LATIMER, PERKINS -- 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 362 to
read as follows:
  § 362. 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, EID UL-ADHA,
DIWALI  AND  THE ASIAN LUNAR NEW YEAR, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE CHAN-
CELLOR, IN HIS OR HER DISCRETION, MAY EXEMPT ANY  INSTITUTION  FROM  THE
FOREGOING PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6235 to read
as follows:
  §  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, EID UL-ADHA,
DIWALI AND THE ASIAN LUNAR NEW YEAR PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE CHANCEL-
LOR, IN HIS OR HER DISCRETION, MAY EXEMPT ANY INSTITUTION FROM THE FORE-
GOING PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00627-01-7

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