senate Bill S2838B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires certain public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer food options

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to new york city education
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to education
May 08, 2019 print number 2838b
May 08, 2019 amend and recommit to new york city education
Apr 30, 2019 print number 2838a
Apr 30, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to new york city education
Jan 29, 2019 referred to new york city education

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - New York City Education committee Vote

S2838B
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New York City Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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Co-Sponsors

S2838 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6335
Current Committee:
Senate New York City Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5900
2015-2016: S1032
2017-2018: S4414
2021-2022: S2860, A4842

S2838 - Summary

Requires public schools in any city with a population over one million that have at least 25% of students practicing a religious faith with specific dietary restrictions to offer food options which meet such dietary restrictions.

S2838 - Sponsor Memo

S2838 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2838

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on New York City Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to requiring certain
  public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer
  food options during lunch

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 915-a
to read as follows:
  § 915-A. FOOD OPTIONS. IN ANY CITY HAVING OVER  ONE  MILLION  INHABIT-
ANTS, ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT HAS TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF STUDENTS
PRACTICING  A  RELIGIOUS  FAITH WITH SPECIFIC DIETARY RESTRICTIONS SHALL
OFFER FOOD OPTIONS WHICH MEET SUCH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment  and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the imple-
mentation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made  on
or before such date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07698-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2838A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6335
Current Committee:
Senate New York City Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5900
2015-2016: S1032
2017-2018: S4414
2021-2022: S2860, A4842

S2838A - Summary

Requires public schools in any city with a population over one million that have at least 25% of students practicing a religious faith with specific dietary restrictions to offer food options which meet such dietary restrictions.

S2838A - Sponsor Memo

S2838A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2838--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GOUNARDES, COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on New York City
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to requiring certain
  public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer
  food options which meet dietary restrictions of certain students

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 915-a
to read as follows:
  § 915-A. FOOD OPTIONS. 1. IN ANY CITY HAVING OVER ONE MILLION INHABIT-
ANTS, ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT HAS TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF STUDENTS
PRACTICING A RELIGIOUS FAITH WITH SPECIFIC  DIETARY  RESTRICTIONS  SHALL
OFFER  FOOD  OPTIONS  WHICH  MEET SUCH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS AT EACH MEAL
OFFERED.
  2. ANY SCHOOL WITH FEWER THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF STUDENTS PRACTIC-
ING A RELIGIOUS FAITH WITH SPECIFIC  DIETARY  RESTRICTIONS  SHALL  OFFER
FOOD  OPTIONS  AT EACH MEAL THAT MEET SUCH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS UPON ANY
STUDENT'S REQUEST AND IN SUFFICIENT AMOUNTS TO MEET  THE  NEEDS  OF  ANY
SUCH  STUDENTS,  BUT  SHALL NOT OTHERWISE BE REQUIRED TO OFFER SUCH FOOD
OPTIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment  and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the imple-
mentation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made on
or before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07698-02-9

Co-Sponsors

S2838B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6335
Current Committee:
Senate New York City Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5900
2015-2016: S1032
2017-2018: S4414
2021-2022: S2860, A4842

S2838B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public schools in any city with a population over one million that have at least 25% of students practicing a religious faith with specific dietary restrictions to offer food options which meet such dietary restrictions.

S2838B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2838B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2838--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GOUNARDES, COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on New York City
  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 certain
  public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer
  food options which meet dietary restrictions of certain students

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 915-a
to read as follows:
  § 915-A. FOOD OPTIONS. 1. IN ANY CITY HAVING OVER ONE MILLION INHABIT-
ANTS, ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT HAS TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF STUDENTS
PRACTICING A RELIGIOUS FAITH WITH SPECIFIC  DIETARY  RESTRICTIONS  SHALL
OFFER  FOOD  OPTIONS  WHICH  MEET SUCH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS AT EACH MEAL
OFFERED.
  2. ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR
MORE  WITH FEWER THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF STUDENTS PRACTICING A RELI-
GIOUS FAITH WITH SPECIFIC DIETARY RESTRICTIONS SHALL OFFER FOOD  OPTIONS
AT  EACH  MEAL  THAT  MEET  SUCH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS UPON ANY STUDENT'S
REQUEST AND IN  SUFFICIENT  AMOUNTS  TO  MEET  THE  NEEDS  OF  ANY  SUCH
STUDENTS,  BUT  SHALL  NOT  OTHERWISE  BE  REQUIRED  TO  OFFER SUCH FOOD
OPTIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment  and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the imple-
mentation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made on
or before such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07698-04-9

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