senate Bill S794A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2027
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2017 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1526
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 05, 2017 print number 794a
Jun 05, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2017 referred to education

Votes

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Jun 20, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S794A
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 12, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S794A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
7
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S794 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 §1220, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7625
2011-2012: S1875
2013-2014: S1706
2015-2016: S3552
2019-2020: S852

S794 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S794 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S794 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   794

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 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 peace/conflict resol-
  ution centers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Legislative  intent.  Peace/conflict  resolution  centers
already in operation at Luperon and Heritage High Schools in  Washington
Heights have demonstrated that mediation of disputes can reduce violence
in  schools,  reduce the number of suspensions, and promote constructive
conflict management. Peer mediation  develops  leadership  skills  among
pupils  and  enables  them  to  apply  those skills immediately in their
schools. This legislation requires every school district in the state to
maintain a peace/conflict resolution center.
  § 2. The education law is amended by adding a new  section  1504-a  to
read as follows:
  §  1504-A.  PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS. 1. ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS
ARE HEREBY REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN  A  PEACE/CONFLICT  RESOL-
UTION CENTER.
  2. SUCH PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS SHALL:
  (A) PROVIDE FOR THE SUPERVISED PEER MEDIATION OF CONFLICTS;
  (B) DEVELOP PUPIL LEADERSHIP SKILLS; AND
  (C) PROMOTE PEACEFUL ATMOSPHERES IN SCHOOLS AND THE SURROUNDING COMMU-
NITIES.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00015-01-7

S794A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 §1220, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7625
2011-2012: S1875
2013-2014: S1706
2015-2016: S3552
2019-2020: S852

S794A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S794A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S794A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 794--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 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 establishing  a  pilot
  program  for  peace/conflict resolution centers; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Title  1  of the education law is amended by adding a new
article 25 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 25
                        PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION
                          CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM
SECTION 1220. PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM.
  § 1220.  PEACE/CONFLICT  RESOLUTION  CENTERS  PILOT  PROGRAM.  1.  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE PEACE/CONFLICT
RESOLUTION CENTERS  WITHIN  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL
SELECT  UP TO FIVE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PILOT PROGRAM,
PROVIDED AT LEAST ONE CENTER ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  SHALL
BE  LOCATED  IN  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  THE
PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BEGIN WITH THE TWO THOUSAND  EIGHTEEN--TWO  THOUSAND
NINETEEN SCHOOL YEAR.
  2.  TO  BE  CONSIDERED  FOR THE PILOT PROGRAM, A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL
SUBMIT A PROPOSAL TO THE COMMISSIONER  WITH  THE  GOAL  OF  FACILITATING
PEACEFUL  RESOLUTIONS  TO  STUDENT  CONFLICTS,  AND  INCLUDE  METHODS TO
ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING GOALS: (A) PROVIDE FOR THE SUPERVISED  PEER  MEDI-
ATION OF CONFLICTS; (B) DEVELOP PUPIL LEADERSHIP SKILLS; AND (C) PROMOTE
PEACEFUL  ATMOSPHERES IN SCHOOLS AND THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.  NOTH-
ING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL PREVENT A  PROPOSAL  FOR  A  COLLABORATION  TO
PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES IN COLLABORATION WITH BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA-

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

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