senate Bill S722

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to including private, religious or denominational educational institutions to the "dignity for all students act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

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S722 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7399
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§10, 11 & 17, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6438
2019-2020: S3696

S722 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to including private, religious or denominational educational institutions in the "dignity for all students act".

S722 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S722 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    722
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, GOUNARDES, KENNEDY, MAYER -- 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 including private,
   religious or denominational educational institutions to  the  "dignity
   for all students act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 10 of the education law, as added by chapter 482 of
 the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
   § 10. Legislative intent. The legislature finds that students' ability
 to learn and to meet high academic standards, and a school's ability  to
 educate  its students, are compromised by incidents of discrimination or
 harassment including bullying, taunting or intimidation.  It  is  hereby
 declared to be the policy of the state to afford all students [in public
 schools]  an  environment  free  of  discrimination  and harassment. The
 purpose of this article is to foster civility in [public] schools and to
 prevent and prohibit conduct  which  is  inconsistent  with  a  school's
 educational mission.
   §  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 11 of the education law, as added by
 chapter 482 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
   1. "School property" shall mean in or within any building,  structure,
 athletic playing field, playground, parking lot, or land contained with-
 in  the  real  property  boundary  line  of  [a public] AN elementary or
 secondary school; or in or on a school bus, as defined  in  section  one
 hundred forty-two of the vehicle and traffic law.
   §  3.  Section 17 of the education law, as added by chapter 482 of the
 laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
   § 17. Application. Nothing in this article shall[:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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