|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to education|
|Jun 20, 2019||recommitted to rules|
|Mar 26, 2019||ordered to third reading cal.339|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 24, 2019||referred to education|
senate Bill S2439
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2439 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2439 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2439 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill 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. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 57 that would require the State Education Department to consider if
S2439 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2439 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- 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 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 BOARD OF REGENTS TO EITHER ADOPT AND PROMULGATE APPROPRIATE RULES AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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