senate Bill S4414

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires certain public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer food options

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Feb 14, 2017 referred to education

S4414 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5900
2015-2016: S1032
2019-2020: S2838
2021-2022: S2860
2023-2024: S19

S4414 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public schools in any city with a population over one million that have at least 25% of students practicing a religious faith with specific dietary restrictions to offer food options which meet such dietary restrictions.

S4414 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4414 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4414

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  requiring  certain
  public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer
  food options during lunch

  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  915-a
to read as follows:
  §  915-A.  FOOD  OPTIONS. IN ANY CITY HAVING OVER ONE MILLION INHABIT-
ANTS, ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT HAS TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF STUDENTS
PRACTICING A RELIGIOUS FAITH WITH SPECIFIC  DIETARY  RESTRICTIONS  SHALL
OFFER FOOD OPTIONS WHICH MEET SUCH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the  imple-
mentation  of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on
or before such date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00749-01-7

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