senate Bill S852

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 09, 2019 referred to education

S852 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7274
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 §1220, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7625
2011-2012: S1875
2013-2014: S1706
2015-2016: S3552
2017-2018: S794

S852 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S852 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S852 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   852

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 establishing  a  pilot
  program  for  peace/conflict resolution centers; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Title  1  of the education law is amended by adding a new
article 25 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 25
                        PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION
                          CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM
SECTION 1220. PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM.
  § 1220.  PEACE/CONFLICT  RESOLUTION  CENTERS  PILOT  PROGRAM.  1.  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE PEACE/CONFLICT
RESOLUTION CENTERS  WITHIN  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL
SELECT  UP TO FIVE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PILOT PROGRAM,
PROVIDED AT LEAST ONE CENTER ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  SHALL
BE  LOCATED  IN  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  THE
PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BEGIN WITH THE  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY--TWO  THOUSAND
TWENTY-ONE SCHOOL YEAR.
  2.  TO  BE  CONSIDERED  FOR THE PILOT PROGRAM, A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL
SUBMIT A PROPOSAL TO THE COMMISSIONER  WITH  THE  GOAL  OF  FACILITATING
PEACEFUL  RESOLUTIONS  TO  STUDENT  CONFLICTS,  AND  INCLUDE  METHODS TO
ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING GOALS: (A) PROVIDE FOR THE SUPERVISED  PEER  MEDI-
ATION OF CONFLICTS; (B) DEVELOP PUPIL LEADERSHIP SKILLS; AND (C) PROMOTE
PEACEFUL  ATMOSPHERES IN SCHOOLS AND THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.  NOTH-
ING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL PREVENT A  PROPOSAL  FOR  A  COLLABORATION  TO
PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES IN COLLABORATION WITH BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA-
TIONAL  SERVICES.  EACH PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO
OPERATE FOR AT LEAST TWO FULL SCHOOL YEARS.

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

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