assembly Bill A760A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study regarding the assistance needed to encourage women and minorities to pursue technology careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 14, 2020 print number 760a
Jul 14, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Mar 26, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 10, 2019 referred to economic development

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A760 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8727
Law Section:
Education, Commissioner of
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6417
2015-2016: A968
2017-2018: A4963
2021-2022: A530, S531

A760 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study regarding the assistance needed to encourage women and minorities to pursue technology careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

A760 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   760

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, MOSLEY, JAFFEE, PERRY, LUPARDO,
  TITUS, SCHIMMINGER, ORTIZ, BICHOTTE, COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M.  of A.   COOK, GOTTFRIED, SOLAGES, THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to providing science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers
  in technology

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 16-m of section 1 of chapter 174
of the laws of 1968, constituting the New York state  urban  development
corporation  act,  is  amended  by adding a new paragraph (o) to read as
follows:
  (O) ASSISTANCE TO ENCOURAGE WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO PURSUE  TECHNOLOGY
CAREERS  BY  PROVIDING  SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS
(STEM) GRANTS, ON A COMPETITIVE  BASIS,  TO  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,  CHARTER
SCHOOLS, OR BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR USE IN PUBLIC
AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS, TO DEVELOP NEW AND ENHANCE CURRENT STEM PROGRAMS IN
GRADES  SIX  THROUGH  TWELVE,  INCLUDING  CAREER EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES,
OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNICAL  SKILLS  ATTAINMENT  AND  PARTNERSHIPS  WITH
POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS.
  (I)  DEVELOPMENT OF PROPOSALS AND SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS OF SUCH STEM
GRANTS SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF  THE
STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.
  (II)  GRANTS  SHALL  BE  MADE  FOR A RECURRENT PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS AT
WHICH TIME THE CHAIRPERSON SHALL EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE  STEM
GRANTS  BASED ON CRITERIA DEVELOPED IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER
OF THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03986-01-9

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A760A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8727
Law Section:
Education, Commissioner of
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6417
2015-2016: A968
2017-2018: A4963
2021-2022: A530, S531

A760A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study regarding the assistance needed to encourage women and minorities to pursue technology careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

A760A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 760--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, MOSLEY, JAFFEE, PERRY, LUPARDO,
  SCHIMMINGER, ORTIZ, BICHOTTE, COLTON, VANEL,  GRIFFIN  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. COOK, GOTTFRIED, SOLAGES, THIELE -- read once and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Economic Development -- reported and
  referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT in relation to directing the commissioner of education to conduct
  a study regarding the assistance needed to encourage women and minori-
  ties to pursue technology careers in science, technology,  engineering
  and mathematics (STEM)

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

  Section 1. The commissioner of education  shall  conduct  a  study  to
determine  the  amount  of assistance, including financial, technical or
any other assistance, needed to encourage women and minorities to pursue
technology careers in science, technology, engineering  and  mathematics
(STEM).  Such study shall determine the amount of such assistance needed
in school districts, charter schools, boards of cooperative  educational
services  and  private  schools, to develop new and enhance current STEM
programs in grades six  through  twelve,  including  career  exploration
activities,  opportunities  for technical skills attainment and partner-
ships with postsecondary education and training  programs,  to  increase
participation  by  women  and  minority students in STEM programs.  Such
study shall include data on the number of women and minorities  in  this
state  that  are currently in STEM related programs, the availability of
STEM grants to women and minorities and the number of women and minority
applicants applying for such STEM grants.
  § 2. The commissioner of education shall submit a report  which  shall
include  the findings and conclusions of such study, including recommen-

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