senate Bill S7199

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires hate crime awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2020 print number 7199a
Jul 01, 2020 amend and recommit to education
Jan 10, 2020 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S7199 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9532
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L

S7199 - Summary

Requires hate crime awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts.

S7199 - Sponsor Memo

S7199 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7199
 
                             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 requiring  hate  crime
   awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts
 
   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.  HATE  CRIME  AWARENESS  CURRICULUM  OR  INSTRUCTION. 1. THE
 COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND  ANY
 OTHER  APPROPRIATE  AGENCY, SHALL ESTABLISH HATE CRIME AWARENESS CURRIC-
 ULUM OR INSTRUCTION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
 INSTRUCTION ON WHAT DISCRIMINATION AND RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE,  INCLUDING
 ANTI-SEMITISM,  MIGHT LOOK LIKE AS WELL AS THE POSITIVE ACTIONS STUDENTS
 CAN  TAKE  TO  PROMOTE ACCEPTANCE, INCLUSION, AND THE DIVERSITY OF THEIR
 COMMUNITIES.   THE CONTENT OF SUCH  CURRICULUM  OR  INSTRUCTION  MAY  BE
 VARIED  TO  MEET  THE  NEEDS OF PARTICULAR SCHOOL DISTRICTS, OR PORTIONS
 THEREOF, AND NEED NOT BE UNIFORM THROUGHOUT THE STATE.   THE CONTENT  OF
 SUCH  CURRICULUM  OR  INSTRUCTION  SHALL BE AGE APPROPRIATE AND SHALL BE
 DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND ABILITIES OF PUPILS  AT  SUCCESSIVE
 GRADE  LEVELS  IN  ORDER TO PROVIDE SKILLS, INFORMATION, AND GUIDANCE TO
 AID IN HATE CRIME AWARENESS.
   2. SCHOOLS MAY INCLUDE THE CURRICULUM OR INSTRUCTION REQUIRED BY  THIS
 SECTION  AS A COMPONENT OF ITS SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM OR IN ANY OTHER
 MANNER THE SCHOOL DEEMS APPROPRIATE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July  next  succeeding
 the  date  upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
 the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
 sary  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.
                                                            LBD14685-05-0

Co-Sponsors

S7199A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9532
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L

S7199A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires hate crime awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts.

S7199A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7199A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7199--A
 
                             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
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to requiring hate crime
   awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts

   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. HATE  CRIME  AWARENESS  CURRICULUM  OR  INSTRUCTION.  1.  THE
 COMMISSIONER,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND ANY
 OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCY, SHALL ESTABLISH HATE CRIME  AWARENESS  CURRIC-
 ULUM OR INSTRUCTION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
 INSTRUCTION  ON WHAT DISCRIMINATION AND RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE, INCLUDING
 ANTI-SEMITISM AND ISLAMOPHOBIA,  MIGHT LOOK LIKE AS WELL AS THE POSITIVE
 ACTIONS STUDENTS CAN TAKE TO  PROMOTE  ACCEPTANCE,  INCLUSION,  AND  THE
 DIVERSITY  OF  THEIR  COMMUNITIES.    THE  CONTENT OF SUCH CURRICULUM OR
 INSTRUCTION MAY BE  VARIED  TO  MEET  THE  NEEDS  OF  PARTICULAR  SCHOOL
 DISTRICTS,  OR  PORTIONS THEREOF, AND NEED NOT BE UNIFORM THROUGHOUT THE
 STATE.   THE CONTENT OF SUCH CURRICULUM  OR  INSTRUCTION  SHALL  BE  AGE
 APPROPRIATE  AND SHALL BE DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND ABILITIES
 OF PUPILS AT SUCCESSIVE GRADE LEVELS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE SKILLS,  INFOR-
 MATION, AND GUIDANCE TO AID IN HATE CRIME AWARENESS.
   2.  SCHOOLS MAY INCLUDE THE CURRICULUM OR INSTRUCTION REQUIRED BY THIS
 SECTION AS A COMPONENT OF ITS SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM OR IN ANY  OTHER
 MANNER THE SCHOOL DEEMS APPROPRIATE.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
 the date upon which it shall have become a law.  Effective  immediately,
 the  addition,  amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation neces-
 sary 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.
                                                            LBD14685-06-0

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