senate Bill S7056

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires a course of instruction on the prevention of eating disorders in grades five through twelve

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education

S7056 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S189

S7056 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a course of instruction on the prevention of eating disorders in grades five through twelve.

S7056 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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