assembly Bill A9599B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes an educational program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia bias and discrimination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression

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Jul 08, 2020 print number 9599b
Jul 08, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to education
Feb 05, 2020 print number 9599a
Feb 05, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 27, 2020 referred to education

A9599 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7198
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2511, S126

A9599 - Summary

Establishes an educational program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia bias and discrimination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

A9599 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9599

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STERN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing an educa-
  tional program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism and discrim-
  ination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or gender identity
  or expression

  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 59 to read as follows:
  59.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, AND
SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION,  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  CONTRACT  WITH  AN
OUTSIDE  ENTITY WHO HAS EXPERTISE IN THE PREVENTION OF ANTI-SEMITISM AND
DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION, RACE,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION  OR  GENDER
IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION TO ESTABLISH AN ANTI-SEMITISM AND DISCRIMINATION
PREVENTION AND  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  OVERSEEN  BY  SUCH  DEPARTMENT.  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  WORK  WITH  SUCH  OUTSIDE  ENTITY, TO ESTABLISH AND
DEVELOP AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM WITHIN SUCH  DEPARTMENT  RELATED  TO  THE
PREVENTION  OF ANTI-SEMITISM AND DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION, RACE,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION IN GRADES KINDERGAR-
TEN THROUGH TWELVE. SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  BE  FURTHER  DEFINED  BY  SUCH
COMMISSIONER  IN  REGULATION  AND SHALL BE DESIGNED TO EDUCATE STUDENTS,
PARENTS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL ABOUT THE PREVENTION OF  ANTI-SEMITISM  AND
DISCRIMINATION  BASED  ON  RELIGION,  RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER
IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.  SUCH COMMISSIONER, IN  COLLABORATION  WITH  ANY
OTHER  STAKEHOLDER GROUPS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY SUCH COMMISSIONER, SHALL
DEVELOP:
  A. THE  ANTI-SEMITISM  AND  DISCRIMINATION  PREVENTION  AND  EDUCATION
PROGRAM  PREPARED BY AN OUTSIDE EXPERT ORGANIZATION INTO AGE-APPROPRIATE
MODEL CURRICULUM RESOURCES, INCLUDING EXEMPLAR LESSON  PLANS,  AND  BEST
PRACTICE  INSTRUCTIONAL  RESOURCES  FOR  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND  SCHOOL
PERSONNEL DESIGNED TO PREVENT ANTI-SEMITISM AND DISCRIMINATION BASED  ON
RELIGION,  RACE,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION  OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
SUCH  MODEL  CURRICULUM,  RESOURCES,  LESSON  PLANS  AND   INSTRUCTIONAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A9599A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7198
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2511, S126

A9599A - Summary

Establishes an educational program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia bias and discrimination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

A9599A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9599--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STERN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing an educa-
  tional program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim
  bias and discrimination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or
  gender identity or expression

  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 59 to read as follows:
  59. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  AND
SUBJECT  TO  AN  APPROPRIATION,  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL CONTRACT WITH AN
OUTSIDE ENTITY WHO HAS EXPERTISE IN  THE  PREVENTION  OF  ANTI-SEMITISM,
ANTI-MUSLIM  BIAS  AND  DISCRIMINATION  BASED  ON RELIGION, RACE, SEXUAL
ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION TO ESTABLISH AN  ANTI-SEMI-
TISM,  ANTI-MUSLIM  BIAS  AND  DISCRIMINATION  PREVENTION  AND EDUCATION
PROGRAM OVERSEEN BY SUCH DEPARTMENT. THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  WORK  WITH
SUCH  OUTSIDE  ENTITY,  TO  ESTABLISH AND DEVELOP AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
WITHIN SUCH DEPARTMENT RELATED TO THE PREVENTION OF ANTI-SEMITISM, ANTI-
MUSLIM BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION,  RACE,  SEXUAL  ORIEN-
TATION  OR  GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH
TWELVE. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE FURTHER DEFINED BY  SUCH  COMMISSIONER  IN
REGULATION AND SHALL BE DESIGNED TO EDUCATE STUDENTS, PARENTS AND SCHOOL
PERSONNEL  ABOUT  THE  PREVENTION OF ANTI-SEMITISM, ANTI-MUSLIM BIAS AND
DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION, RACE,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION  OR  GENDER
IDENTITY  OR  EXPRESSION.   SUCH COMMISSIONER, IN COLLABORATION WITH ANY
OTHER STAKEHOLDER GROUPS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY SUCH COMMISSIONER,  SHALL
DEVELOP:
  A.  THE  ANTI-SEMITISM, ANTI-MUSLIM BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION PREVENTION
AND EDUCATION PROGRAM PREPARED BY AN OUTSIDE  EXPERT  ORGANIZATION  INTO
AGE-APPROPRIATE  MODEL  CURRICULUM  RESOURCES, INCLUDING EXEMPLAR LESSON
PLANS, AND BEST PRACTICE INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES FOR  STUDENTS,  PARENTS
AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL DESIGNED TO PREVENT ANTI-SEMITISM, ANTI-MUSLIM BIAS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A9599B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7198
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2511, S126

A9599B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an educational program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia bias and discrimination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

A9599B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9599--B

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STERN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from
  said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing an educa-
  tional  program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism, Islamopho-
  bia bias and discrimination based on  religion,  race,  sexual  orien-
  tation or gender identity or expression

  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 59 to read as follows:
  59. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  AND
SUBJECT  TO  AN  APPROPRIATION,  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL CONTRACT WITH AN
OUTSIDE ENTITY WHO HAS EXPERTISE IN  THE  PREVENTION  OF  ANTI-SEMITISM,
ISLAMOPHOBIA  BIAS  AND  DISCRIMINATION  BASED ON RELIGION, RACE, SEXUAL
ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION TO ESTABLISH AN  ANTI-SEMI-
TISM,  ISLAMOPHOBIA  BIAS  AND  DISCRIMINATION  PREVENTION AND EDUCATION
PROGRAM OVERSEEN BY SUCH DEPARTMENT. THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  WORK  WITH
SUCH  OUTSIDE  ENTITY,  TO  ESTABLISH AND DEVELOP AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
WITHIN SUCH DEPARTMENT  RELATED  TO  THE  PREVENTION  OF  ANTI-SEMITISM,
ISLAMOPHOBIA  BIAS  AND  DISCRIMINATION  BASED ON RELIGION, RACE, SEXUAL
ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY  OR  EXPRESSION  IN  GRADES  KINDERGARTEN
THROUGH  TWELVE.  SUCH  PROGRAM SHALL BE FURTHER DEFINED BY SUCH COMMIS-
SIONER IN REGULATION AND SHALL BE DESIGNED TO EDUCATE STUDENTS,  PARENTS
AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL ABOUT THE PREVENTION OF ANTI-SEMITISM, ISLAMOPHOBIA
BIAS  AND  DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION, RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR
GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.  SUCH COMMISSIONER, IN COLLABORATION WITH
ANY OTHER STAKEHOLDER GROUPS DEEMED APPROPRIATE  BY  SUCH  COMMISSIONER,
SHALL DEVELOP:
  A.  THE ANTI-SEMITISM, ISLAMOPHOBIA BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION PREVENTION
AND EDUCATION PROGRAM PREPARED BY AN OUTSIDE  EXPERT  ORGANIZATION  INTO
AGE-APPROPRIATE  MODEL  CURRICULUM  RESOURCES, INCLUDING EXEMPLAR LESSON

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets