|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 08, 2021||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S4683
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4683 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4683 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes a climate change education grant program to award grants to eligible applicants to support climate change education grant programs for young people or to provide optional teacher training or professional development programs relevant to the advance of climate change literacy in young people; establishes the New York state climate change education fund.
S4683 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4683 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law and the education law, in relation to establishing a climate change education grant program; and to amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to estab- lishing the New York state climate change education fund PURPOSE: To develop climate change education in schools by creating a grant program, from amounts annually appropriated, for school districts, boards of cooperative educational services, and community-based organ- izations to conduct education programs aimed at increasing climate change literacy in students. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 states that this act shall be known and cited as the "New York
S4683 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4683 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KAMINSKY, BIAGGI, BOYLE, GAUGHRAN, KAPLAN, KENNEDY, MAY, MYRIE, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommunications AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the education law, in relation to establishing a climate change education grant program; and to amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to estab- lishing the New York state climate change education fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York climate change education act". § 2. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 1884 to read as follows: § 1884. CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN- INGS: (A) "ELIGIBLE APPLICANT" SHALL MEAN (I) A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, (II) A BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, (III) A COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION WHICH MAY BE A FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION OR ENTITY OR NOT-FOR- PROFIT CORPORATION OR ORGANIZATION, OR (IV) A CONSORTIUM OR PARTNERSHIP FORMED BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, A BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND ONE OR MORE COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS WHICH QUALIFIES FOR THE AWARD OF A CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION GRANT BY THE AUTHORITY UNDER THIS SECTION. (B) "GRANT PROGRAM PLAN" SHALL MEAN THE PLAN SUBMITTED TO THE AUTHORI- TY BY AN ELIGIBLE APPLICANT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION. (C) "CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM" SHALL MEAN A COMPREHEN- SIVE CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM CONDUCTED BY AN ELIGIBLE APPLICANT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00315-02-1
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