senate Bill S7198A

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 24, 2020 print number 7198c
Jun 24, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to education
Feb 05, 2020 print number 7198b
Feb 05, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 13, 2020 print number 7198a
Jan 13, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 10, 2020 referred to education

S7198 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9599
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S7198 - 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.

S7198 - Sponsor Memo

S7198 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7198

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 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 establishing an educa-
  tional program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism and discrim-
  ination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or gender identity

  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 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-SEMI-
TISM AND DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION, RACE, SEXUAL  ORIENTATION  OR
GENDER  IDENTITY  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 AND DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION, RACE,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY.  SUCH  COMMISSIONER,  IN  COLLAB-
ORATION  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.  SUCH MODEL
CURRICULUM, RESOURCES, LESSON PLANS AND  INSTRUCTIONAL  RESOURCES  SHALL
INCLUDE  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO GUIDELINES AND METHODS OF PREVENTION,
INDICATORS AND WARNING SIGNS OF ANTI-SEMITISM AND  DISCRIMINATION  BASED

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

Co-Sponsors

S7198A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9599
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S7198A - 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.

S7198A - Sponsor Memo

S7198A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7198--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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 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

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

Co-Sponsors

S7198B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9599
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S7198B - 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.

S7198B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7198--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on 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 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

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

Co-Sponsors

S7198C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9599
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S7198C (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.

S7198C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7198C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7198--C

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on 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  --
  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,  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:

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

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