senate Bill S497

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

S497 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Title 1 Art 25 §1220, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7625
2011-2012: S1875
2013-2014: S1706
2015-2016: S3552
2017-2018: S794
2019-2020: S852

S497 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S497 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S497 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    497
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 establishing  a  pilot
   program  for  peace/conflict resolution centers; and providing for the
   repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Title  1  of the education law is amended by adding a new
 article 25 to read as follows:
                                 ARTICLE 25
                         PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION
                           CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM
 SECTION 1220. PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM.
   § 1220.  PEACE/CONFLICT  RESOLUTION  CENTERS  PILOT  PROGRAM.  1.  THE
 COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE PEACE/CONFLICT
 RESOLUTION CENTERS  WITHIN  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL
 SELECT  UP TO FIVE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PILOT PROGRAM,
 PROVIDED AT LEAST ONE CENTER ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  SHALL
 BE  LOCATED  IN  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  THE
 PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BEGIN WITH THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO--TWO THOUSAND
 TWENTY-THREE SCHOOL YEAR.
   2. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE PILOT PROGRAM,  A  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL
 SUBMIT  A  PROPOSAL  TO  THE  COMMISSIONER WITH THE GOAL OF FACILITATING
 PEACEFUL RESOLUTIONS  TO  STUDENT  CONFLICTS,  AND  INCLUDE  METHODS  TO
 ACHIEVE  THE  FOLLOWING GOALS: (A) PROVIDE FOR THE SUPERVISED PEER MEDI-
 ATION OF CONFLICTS; (B) DEVELOP PUPIL LEADERSHIP SKILLS; AND (C) PROMOTE
 PEACEFUL ATMOSPHERES IN SCHOOLS AND THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.   NOTH-
 ING  IN  THIS  ARTICLE  SHALL  PREVENT A PROPOSAL FOR A COLLABORATION TO
 PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES IN COLLABORATION WITH BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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