senate Bill S4070B

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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.542
substituted for a2577b
Jun 03, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1137
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2019 print number 4070b
May 28, 2019 amend and recommit to education
Mar 14, 2019 print number 4070a
Mar 14, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to education
Feb 27, 2019 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S4070 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2577
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6182, A8993
2013-2014: S2367, A661
2015-2016: S1947, A90
2017-2018: S1953, A3953

S4070 - 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.

S4070 - Sponsor Memo

S4070 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4070

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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  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
PREVENTION  OF  CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND CHILD ABUSE, WITH A REVIEW
OF SUCH DATA AND INFORMATION TO OCCUR PERIODICALLY, AT INTERVALS  DEEMED
APPROPRIATE BY THE COMMISSIONER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH; AND

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

Co-Sponsors

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S4070A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2577
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6182, A8993
2013-2014: S2367, A661
2015-2016: S1947, A90
2017-2018: S1953, A3953

S4070A - 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.

S4070A - Sponsor Memo

S4070A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4070--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BIAGGI, MAYER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted 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;
  (B) 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 PREVENTION OF

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

Co-Sponsors

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S4070B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2577
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6182, A8993
2013-2014: S2367, A661
2015-2016: S1947, A90
2017-2018: S1953, A3953

S4070B (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.

S4070B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4070B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4070--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BIAGGI, ADDABBO, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, JACK-
  SON,  KAPLAN,  KENNEDY, LIU, MAYER, METZGER, RAMOS, SERRANO, THOMAS --
  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  --
  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 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
APPROPRIATE AND DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND ABILITIES OF PUPILS
AT SUCCESSIVE GRADE LEVELS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AWARENESS, SKILLS, INFOR-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01177-06-9

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