Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 10, 2020||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8727
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S8727 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8727 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8727 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: 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) PURPOSE: This legislation requires SED to conduct a study to determine the amount of assistance including but not limited to financial and technical assistance needed to encourage women and minorities to purse technology careers in the STEM fields. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 requires SED to conduct a study to determine the amount of assistance including but not limited to financial and technical assist-
2019-S8727 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8727 I N S E N A T E July 10, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules 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- dations, to the governor, the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly and the chairs of the senate and assembly educa- tion committees no later than December 31, 2021. On or before December 31, 2022 and annually thereafter, the commissioner of education shall update such report to include the data required by section one of this act for the preceding year. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15284-04-0
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