senate Bill S1933

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes St. Patrick's day as a school holiday for all city school districts of one million or more

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Mar 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2018 1st report cal.574
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 20, 2017 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 08, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2017 1st report cal.366
Jan 11, 2017 referred to education

Votes

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Mar 6, 2018 - Education committee Vote

S1933
10
3
committee
10
Aye
3
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2018

nay (3)
excused (1)

Mar 7, 2017 - Education committee Vote

S1933
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1933 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6360
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3204-a, amd §3604, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6747, A9402
2019-2020: S4167, A1727
2021-2022: A947

S1933 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes St. Patrick's day, March 17th, as a school holiday for all city school districts of cities of one million inhabitants or more.

S1933 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1933 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1933

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  AVELLA, ADDABBO, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the St.
  Patrick's Day school holiday

  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 3204-a
to read as follows:
  §  3204-A. ST. PATRICK'S DAY SCHOOL HOLIDAY. 1. THE 17TH DAY OF MARCH,
COMMONLY KNOWN AS ST. PATRICK'S DAY, SHALL BE A SCHOOL HOLIDAY  FOR  ALL
PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN A QUALIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  2.  A  QUALIFIED  SCHOOL DISTRICT, FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, SHALL
MEAN A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE INHABITANTS.
  3. THE SCHOOL AUTHORITIES OF A QUALIFIED SCHOOL  DISTRICT  ARE  HEREBY
AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO CAUSE ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITHIN SUCH DISTRICT
TO BE CLOSED ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY.
  §  2.  Section  3604  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 7-c to read as follows:
  7-C. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, FOR PURPOSES  OF  ANY
CALCULATION  UNDER  SUBDIVISION  SEVEN  OR  EIGHT  OF  THIS SECTION, THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL DISREGARD ANY REDUCTION RESULTING FROM OBSERVANCE  OF
ST.  PATRICK'S  DAY  AND,  IF  NECESSARY, SUCH OBSERVED HOLIDAY SHALL BE
CALCULATED AS A SESSION DAY.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided that any and all  rules  and  regu-
lations  and  any other measures necessary to implement any provision of
this act on its effective date may be promulgated and taken, respective-
ly, on or before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01184-01-7

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