senate Bill S4683

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a climate change education grant program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Feb 08, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S4683 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A617
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1884, Pub Auth L; amd §305, Ed L; add §630-i, Tax L; add §99-ii, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6837, A9831

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

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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