senate Bill S2340C

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner to establish domestic violence awareness curriculum or instruction to be available in school districts; age appropriate

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1930
referred to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1777
Jun 12, 2017 print number 2340c
Jun 12, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 09, 2017 print number 2340b
May 09, 2017 amend and recommit to education
May 04, 2017 print number 2340a
May 04, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 13, 2017 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 19, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S2340C
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 15, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S2340C
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 6, 2017 - Education committee Vote

S2340B
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2340 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8497
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5187
2011-2012: S1871
2013-2014: S1730
2015-2016: S3728
2019-2020: S3184, A2940

S2340 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner to establish domestic violence awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts; age appropriate.

S2340 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2340 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2340

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- 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 domestic
  violence awareness in  the  curriculum;  and  to  amend  the  domestic
  relations  law,  the  public  health law and the state finance law, in
  relation to increasing fees charged for the  issuance  of  a  marriage
  license  and filing of certificates of dissolution of marriage for the
  purposes of establishing and maintaining domestic violence programs

  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. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS. 1. ALL SCHOOLS SHALL BE  AUTHOR-
IZED TO INCLUDE INSTRUCTION WITH REGARDS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS.
  2. INSTRUCTION REGARDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS SHALL BE INCLUDED
IN  THE  HEALTH EDUCATION PROVIDED FOR ALL PUPILS AND SHALL BE TAUGHT BY
TEACHERS HOLDING A CERTIFICATE TO TEACH HEALTH. SUCH  INSTRUCTION  SHALL
BE  DESIGNED  ACCORDING  TO  THE  NEEDS  AND  ABILITIES OF THE PUPILS AT
SUCCESSIVE GRADE LEVELS WITH THE  PURPOSE  OF  DEVELOPING  AWARENESS  OF
DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  ISSUES  AND PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE OF PREVENTION, IDEN-
TIFICATION AND SCREENING PROTECTIONS PROVIDED BY STATEWIDE AND COMMUNITY
BASED ORGANIZATIONS.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS  TO  ESTAB-
LISH  A CURRICULUM FOR INSTRUCTION REGARDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS
TO BE AVAILABLE IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE CONTENTS MAY BE VARIED TO  MEET
THE  NEEDS OF PARTICULAR SCHOOL DISTRICTS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AND NEED
NOT BE UNIFORM THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
  4. SCHOOL AUTHORITIES SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE THE NEEDED FACIL-
ITIES, TIME, AND PLACE FOR THE INSTRUCTION SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION AND
TO  PROVIDE  LEARNING  AIDS  AND  CURRICULUM  RESOURCE  MATERIALS  WHICH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01164-01-7

S2340A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8497
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5187
2011-2012: S1871
2013-2014: S1730
2015-2016: S3728
2019-2020: S3184, A2940

S2340A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner to establish domestic violence awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts; age appropriate.

S2340A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2340A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2340--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  requiring  domestic
  violence awareness curriculum

  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.  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS CURRICULUM. 1. THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL ESTABLISH A CURRICULUM IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE  OFFICE  FOR
THE  PREVENTION  OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, OR INSTRUCTION REGARDING DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE AWARENESS TO BE AVAILABLE IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE CONTENTS MAY
BE VARIED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF PARTICULAR SCHOOL DISTRICTS, OR  PORTIONS
THEREOF, AND NEED NOT BE UNIFORM THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
  2.  SCHOOLS  SHALL  BE  PERMITTED  TO INCLUDE THE ABOVE MATERIALS AS A
COMPONENT OF ITS HEALTH CURRICULUM OR ANY OTHER  WAY  THE  SCHOOL  DEEMS
APPROPRIATE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01164-02-7

S2340B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8497
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5187
2011-2012: S1871
2013-2014: S1730
2015-2016: S3728
2019-2020: S3184, A2940

S2340B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner to establish domestic violence awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts; age appropriate.

S2340B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2340B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2340--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to requiring domestic
  violence awareness curriculum

  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. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS CURRICULUM. 1.  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL  ESTABLISH  A CURRICULUM IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE OFFICE FOR
THE PREVENTION  OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  AND  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  SOCIAL
SERVICES,  OR  INSTRUCTION  REGARDING  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS TO BE
AVAILABLE IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE CONTENTS MAY BE VARIED  TO  MEET  THE
NEEDS  OF PARTICULAR SCHOOL DISTRICTS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AND NEED NOT
BE UNIFORM THROUGHOUT THE STATE.  THE CONTENT SHALL BE  AGE  APPROPRIATE
AND SHALL BE DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND ABILITIES OF PUPILS AT
SUCCESSIVE  GRADE  LEVELS  IN  ORDER TO PROVIDE SKILLS, INFORMATION, AND
SUPPORT TO AID IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS.
  2. SCHOOLS SHALL BE PERMITTED TO INCLUDE  THE  ABOVE  MATERIALS  AS  A
COMPONENT  OF  ITS  HEALTH  CURRICULUM OR ANY OTHER WAY THE SCHOOL DEEMS
APPROPRIATE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01164-03-7

Co-Sponsors

S2340C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8497
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5187
2011-2012: S1871
2013-2014: S1730
2015-2016: S3728
2019-2020: S3184, A2940

S2340C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner to establish domestic violence awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts; age appropriate.

S2340C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2340C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2340--C

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported
  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Rules
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  requiring  domestic
  violence awareness curriculum or 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.  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE AWARENESS CURRICULUM OR INSTRUCTION.  1.
THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  STATE  OFFICE  FOR  THE
PREVENTION  OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE,  THE  OFFICE  OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES, AND ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE  AGENCY,  SHALL  ESTABLISH  DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE  AWARENESS  CURRICULUM OR INSTRUCTION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE
CONTENTS MAY BE VARIED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF PARTICULAR SCHOOL DISTRICTS,
OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AND NEED NOT BE UNIFORM THROUGHOUT THE  STATE.  THE
CONTENT SHALL BE AGE APPROPRIATE AND SHALL BE DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE
NEEDS  AND  ABILITIES  OF  PUPILS AT SUCCESSIVE GRADE LEVELS IN ORDER TO
PROVIDE SKILLS, INFORMATION, AND SUPPORT TO  AID  IN  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE
AWARENESS.
  2.  SCHOOLS  MAY  INCLUDE  THE  ABOVE  MATERIALS AS A COMPONENT OF ITS
HEALTH CURRICULUM OR ANY OTHER WAY THE SCHOOL DEEMS APPROPRIATE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01164-04-7

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