assembly Bill A4555

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of education to direct the resumption of interscholastic sports during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Feb 04, 2021 referred to education

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A4555 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4556
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education

A4555 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of education to direct the resumption of interscholastic sports during the COVID-19 pandemic and requires proper safety protocols be put in place to enable the safe play of such sports.

A4555 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4555
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHMITT,  LAWLER,  GALLAHAN, BYRNES, FRIEND,
   PALMESANO, JENSEN, LEMONDES, TANNOUSIS, FITZPATRICK, B. MILLER,  REIL-
   LY, RA, J. A. GIGLIO, MORINELLO, GOODELL, DeSTEFANO, DURSO, M. MILLER,
   MIKULIN, GANDOLFO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. WALSH -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Education

 AN  ACT  relating  to resuming the play of interscholastic sports during
   the COVID-19 pandemic and requiring safety  protocols  to  be  put  in
   place to enable safe play of such sports
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Notwithstanding any provision of law, rule  or  regulation
 to the contrary, the commissioner of education shall immediately author-
 ize  the practice and play of all interscholastic sports which have been
 postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19.  The commissioner of  education,
 in  consultation  with the commissioner of health, shall adopt necessary
 rules and regulations and provide a process and procedure to ensure that
 proper COVID-19 safety protocols are followed to enable the safe play of
 such interscholastic sports.
   ยง 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08608-01-1