assembly Bill A2577B

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to instruction on preventing child sexual exploitation and abuse in grades K - 8

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Current Bill Status Via S4070 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 29, 2019 signed chap.187
Aug 28, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.542
substituted for a2577b
Jun 20, 2019 substituted by s4070b
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.542
rules report cal.542
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 17, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 29, 2019 print number 2577b
May 29, 2019 amend and recommit to education
Mar 11, 2019 print number 2577a
Mar 11, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 24, 2019 referred to education

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A2577 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4070
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8993, S6182
2013-2014: A661, S2367
2015-2016: A90, S1947
2017-2018: A3953, S1953

A2577 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to instruction on preventing child sexual exploitation and child abuse in grades kindergarten through eight.

A2577 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2577

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  GOTTFRIED, PAULIN, SIMOTAS, COOK,
  COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, GUNTHER, TITUS, WALKER, RODRIGUEZ, MALLIOTAKIS --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, ARROYO, BARCLAY, FAHY,  GIGLIO,
  LAVINE,  McDONOUGH,  ORTIZ, RA, RAIA, THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  child  sexual  abuse
  awareness

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 60 to read as follows:
  60. A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSULT AND COLLABORATE WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF HEALTH AND APPROPRIATE ORGANIZATIONS THAT  HAVE  EXPERTISE  IN
THE  PREVENTION OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND CHILD ABUSE, AS WELL AS
OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, TO ESTABLISH AND DEVELOP A PROGRAM WITHIN  THE
DEPARTMENT  RELATED  TO  THE PREVENTION OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND
CHILD ABUSE IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH EIGHT. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL  BE
DEFINED  BY  THE COMMISSIONER IN REGULATIONS AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND BE DESIGNED TO EDUCATE  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND
SCHOOL  PERSONNEL  ABOUT THE PREVENTION OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND
CHILD ABUSE IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH  EIGHT.  SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I)  AGE-APPROPRIATE MODEL CURRICULUM, EXEMPLAR LESSON PLANS, AND BEST
PRACTICE  INSTRUCTIONAL  RESOURCES  FOR  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND  SCHOOL
PERSONNEL  DESIGNED  TO PROMOTE THE PREVENTION OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITA-
TION AND CHILD ABUSE. SUCH MODEL CURRICULUM, LESSON PLANS  AND  INSTRUC-
TIONAL  RESOURCES  SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO GUIDELINES AND
METHODS OF PREVENTION, INCLUDING RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE;
  (II) INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS  AND  MATERIALS  FOR  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND
SCHOOL  PERSONNEL  DEVELOPED  IN  COLLABORATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
HEALTH,  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE  UPDATED  DATA  AND  INFORMATION  ON  THE

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

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A2577A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4070
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8993, S6182
2013-2014: A661, S2367
2015-2016: A90, S1947
2017-2018: A3953, S1953

A2577A - Summary

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to instruction on preventing child sexual exploitation and child abuse in grades kindergarten through eight.

A2577A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2577--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  GOTTFRIED, PAULIN, SIMOTAS, COOK,
  COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, GUNTHER, TITUS, WALKER,  RODRIGUEZ,  MALLIOTAKIS,
  L. ROSENTHAL  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  ABBATE, ARROYO,
  BARCLAY, FAHY, GIGLIO, LAVINE, McDONOUGH, ORTIZ, RA, RAIA,  THIELE  --
  read  once  and  referred  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 a course  of
  study  in the prevention of child sexual exploitation and child sexual
  abuse

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Erin's Law".
  §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new section 803-b to
read as follows:
  § 803-B. COURSES OF STUDY IN PREVENTION OF CHILD  SEXUAL  EXPLOITATION
AND  CHILD  SEXUAL  ABUSE.  1.  ALL  PUPILS  IN GRADES K-8 IN ALL PUBLIC
SCHOOLS IN THE STATE SHALL RECEIVE INSTRUCTION DESIGNED TO PREVENT CHILD
SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND  CHILD  SEXUAL  ABUSE.  SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  BE
DEFINED  BY  THE COMMISSIONER IN REGULATIONS AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND BE DESIGNED TO EDUCATE  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND
SCHOOL  PERSONNEL  ABOUT THE PREVENTION OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH  EIGHT.  SUCH  PROGRAM
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A)  AGE-APPROPRIATE MODEL CURRICULUM, EXEMPLAR LESSON PLANS, AND BEST
PRACTICE  INSTRUCTIONAL  RESOURCES  FOR  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND  SCHOOL
PERSONNEL  DESIGNED  TO PROMOTE THE PREVENTION OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITA-
TION AND CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE. SUCH MODEL  CURRICULUM,  LESSON  PLANS  AND
INSTRUCTIONAL  RESOURCES  SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO GUIDELINES
AND METHODS OF PREVENTION, INCLUDING  RECOMMENDATIONS  TO  ADDRESS  THIS
ISSUE;

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A2577B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4070
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8993, S6182
2013-2014: A661, S2367
2015-2016: A90, S1947
2017-2018: A3953, S1953

A2577B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to instruction on preventing child sexual exploitation and child abuse in grades kindergarten through eight.

A2577B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2577--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  GOTTFRIED, PAULIN, SIMOTAS, COOK,
  COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, GUNTHER, TITUS, WALKER,  RODRIGUEZ,  MALLIOTAKIS,
  L. ROSENTHAL,  CRUZ,  REYES,  HEVESI,  SIMON, DICKENS, JAFFEE, LIFTON,
  SMITH, SEAWRIGHT, McDONOUGH, TAYLOR, JOYNER -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M.    of  A. ABBATE, ARROYO, BARCLAY, FAHY, GIGLIO, LAVINE, ORTIZ, RA,
  RAIA, THIELE -- read once and referred 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 commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a course  of
  study  in the prevention of child sexual exploitation and child sexual
  abuse

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Erin's Law".
  §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new section 803-b to
read as follows:
  § 803-B. COURSES OF STUDY IN PREVENTION OF CHILD  SEXUAL  EXPLOITATION
AND  CHILD  SEXUAL  ABUSE.  1.  ALL  PUPILS  IN GRADES K-8 IN ALL PUBLIC
SCHOOLS IN THE STATE SHALL RECEIVE INSTRUCTION DESIGNED TO PREVENT CHILD
SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND  CHILD  SEXUAL  ABUSE.  SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  BE
DEFINED  BY  THE COMMISSIONER IN REGULATIONS AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND BE DESIGNED TO EDUCATE  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND
SCHOOL  PERSONNEL  ABOUT THE PREVENTION OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH  EIGHT.  SUCH  PROGRAM
SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS. NOTHING IN
THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT THE DEPARTMENT FROM MAKING  MODEL  CURRICULUM
AND RESOURCE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
  2.  THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO ASSIST IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF CURRICULA FOR SUCH COURSES OF STUDY WHICH  SHALL  BE  AGE

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