|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to education|
senate Bill S7056
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7056 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7056 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7056 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a course of study in the prevention of eating disorders PURPOSE: This legislation seeks to ensure that students in grades 5-12 receive instruction as it relates to preventing eating disorders. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 804-e to the education law by requiring students in grades 5-12 receive instruction as it relates to preventing eating disorders. Specifically SED would work with DOH to work towards creating a program aimed at educating students, parents and school personnel about the prevention of eating disorders. This section allows SED to promote model curriculum and resource material on their website.
S7056 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7056 I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 8, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- 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 requiring a course of study in the prevention of eating disorders 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 804-e to read as follows: § 804-E. COURSES OF STUDY IN EATING DISORDERS. 1. ALL PUPILS IN GRADES FIVE THROUGH TWELVE IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE STATE SHALL RECEIVE INSTRUCTION DESIGNED TO PREVENT EATING DISORDERS. 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 EATING DISORDERS IN GRADES FIVE THROUGH TWELVE. 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- MATION, SELF-CONFIDENCE AND SUPPORT TO AID IN THE PREVENTION OF EATING DISORDERS. § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14200-04-9
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