assembly Bill A3575

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to the adoption of instruction in information relating to blood, bone marrow and organ and tissue donations

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Jan 29, 2019 referred to education

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A3575 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2439
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9665, S7003
2017-2018: A5004, S8458

A3575 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to the adoption of instruction in information relating to blood, bone marrow and organ and tissue donations in senior high schools.

A3575 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3575

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ORTIZ, MOSLEY, COLTON, THIELE, CAHILL, BLAKE --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE,  CRESPO,  ENGLEBRIGHT  --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the commis-
  sioner of education to make recommendations to the  board  of  regents
  relating  to  the  adoption  of instruction in information relating to
  blood, bone marrow and organ  and  tissue  donations  in  senior  high
  schools

  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 57 to read as follows:
  57. A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS  TO  THE  BOARD  OF
REGENTS  RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF INSTRUCTION IN INFORMATION RELATING
TO BLOOD, BONE MARROW AND ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATIONS  AND  THE  WAYS  IN
WHICH  SUCH  DONATIONS  CAN  BE  BENEFICIAL  TO  OTHERS,  IN SENIOR HIGH
SCHOOLS.
  B. PRIOR TO MAKING THE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD  OF  REGENTS,  THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL:
  (I)  SEEK  THE  RECOMMENDATIONS  OF  TEACHERS,  SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS,
TEACHER EDUCATORS AND OTHERS WITH EDUCATIONAL EXPERTISE IN THE  PROPOSED
CURRICULUM;
  (II) SEEK COMMENT FROM PARENTS, STUDENTS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES;
  (III)  CONSIDER  THE AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME SUCH CURRICULUM WILL
REQUIRE AND WHETHER SUCH TIME WOULD DETRACT FROM OTHER MANDATED  COURSES
OF STUDY;
  (IV)  CONSIDER  THE  FISCAL  IMPACT,  IF  ANY, ON THE STATE AND SCHOOL
DISTRICTS; AND
  (V) CONSIDER ANY ADDITIONAL FACTORS THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS RELEVANT.
  C. NO LATER THAN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE

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

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