senate Bill S7599

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to cyber security instruction

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Jan 29, 2018 referred to education

S7599 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L

S7599 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to offering cyber security instruction in certain computer courses.

S7599 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7599 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7599

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- 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  cyber  security
  instruction

  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  804-e
to read as follows:
  §  804-E.  CYBER SECURITY INSTRUCTION. 1. INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING CYBER
SECURITY MAY BE OFFERED FOR VOLUNTARY ADMISSION AS PART OF ANY INTRODUC-
TION TO COMPUTERS COURSE, COMPUTING SYSTEMS COURSE, COMPUTER AND  INFOR-
MATION TECHNOLOGY COURSE, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS COURSE, COMPUTER LITERA-
CY COURSE OR BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS COURSE, IN ALL SCHOOLS.
  2.  THE  COMMISSIONER,  TOGETHER  WITH  THE  DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, SHALL PROVIDE TECHNICAL  ASSISTANCE  IN
THE  DEVELOPMENT  OF CURRICULA FOR SUCH COURSES OF STUDY, WHICH SHALL BE
AGE APPROPRIATE AND DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS  AND  ABILITIES  OF
PUPILS  AT  SUCCESSIVE GRADE LEVELS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AWARENESS SKILLS
AND INFORMATION.
  3. SCHOOL AUTHORITIES THAT CHOOSE TO OFFER SUCH COURSES SHALL  PROVIDE
THE  NEEDED  FACILITIES, TIME AND PLACE FOR THE INSTRUCTION SET FORTH IN
THIS SECTION AND SHALL PROVIDE LEARNING  AIDS  AND  CURRICULUM  RESOURCE
MATERIALS TO SUPPORT SUCH COURSES OF STUDY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13715-01-7

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