Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to education
|Jan 16, 2021
referred to education
Senate Bill S1929
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S1929 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S1929 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires school districts and charter schools to include instruction on the political, economic, and social contributions, and lifeways of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual people, in an appropriate place in the curriculum of middle school and high school students.
2021-S1929 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1929 SPONSOR: JACKSON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to inclusive instruction and instructional materials; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: The purpose of this bills is to include instruction and adopt instruc- tional materials in schools that accurately portray political, economic, and social contributions, and lifeways of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans- gender, queer, intersex, and asexual people. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new Section 804-E to the Education Law that requires school districts and charter schools to provide instruction on the poli- tical, economic, and social contributions, and lifeways of lesbian, gay,
2021-S1929 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1929 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. JACKSON, 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 inclusive instruction and instructional materials; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof 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. INCLUSIVE CURRICULUM OR INSTRUCTION. 1. SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS SHALL INCLUDE INSTRUCTION ON THE POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS, AND LIFEWAYS OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS- GENDER, QUEER, INTERSEX, AND ASEXUAL PEOPLE, IN AN APPROPRIATE PLACE IN THE CURRICULUM OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. 2. SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS SHALL HAVE POLICIES AND PROCE- DURES IN PLACE PERTAINING TO THE SELECTION OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS TO IMPLEMENT THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. WHEN ADOPTING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR USE IN THE SCHOOLS OF THE DISTRICT, SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS SHALL ADOPT INCLUSIVE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS THAT PORTRAY THE CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC DIVERSITY OF SOCIETY INCLUDING THE POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS, AND LIFE- WAYS OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER, INTERSEX, AND ASEXU- AL PEOPLE, WHERE APPROPRIATE. 3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: A. THE TERM "GAY" MEANS A MAN OR A MALE INDIVIDUAL WHOSE ENDURING PHYSICAL, ROMANTIC, OR EMOTIONAL ATTRACTION IS TO ANOTHER MAN OR MALE INDIVIDUAL. B. THE TERM "LESBIAN" MEANS A WOMAN OR FEMALE INDIVIDUAL WHOSE ENDUR- ING PHYSICAL, ROMANTIC, OR EMOTIONAL ATTRACTION IS TO ANOTHER WOMAN OR FEMALE INDIVIDUAL. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02376-03-1
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