senate Bill S7808

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to notice by museums of art stolen during the Nazi era in Europe

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Feb 24, 2020 referred to education

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9679
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §233-aa, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S117, A3719

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires museums to post a notice with the display of any art stolen during the Nazi era in Europe.

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7808

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 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 notice of  art  stolen
  during the Nazi era in Europe

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

  Section 1. Section 233-aa of the education law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15.  EVERY  MUSEUM  WHICH HAS ON DISPLAY ANY IDENTIFIABLE WORKS OF ART
KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN CREATED BEFORE NINETEEN HUNDRED FORTY-FIVE AND  WHICH
CHANGED  HANDS DUE TO THEFT, SEIZURE, CONFISCATION, FORCED SALE OR OTHER
INVOLUNTARY MEANS IN EUROPE DURING THE NAZI ERA (NINETEEN HUNDRED  THIR-
TY-THREE--NINETEEN HUNDRED FORTY-FIVE) SHALL PROMINENTLY PLACE A PLACARD
ACKNOWLEDGING SUCH INFORMATION ALONG WITH SUCH DISPLAY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14939-01-0

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