senate Bill S757

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of a school-based teen dating violence prevention program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

S757 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1209
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4528, A5354
2019-2020: S3454, A355

S757 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of a school-based teen dating violence prevention program designed to be incorporated into a school district's existing health curriculum to prevent and reduce the incidence and prevalence of teen dating violence.

S757 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S757 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    757
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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  the  creation  of  a
   school-based teen dating violence prevention program

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 57 to read as follows:
   57. SCHOOL-BASED TEEN  DATING  VIOLENCE  PREVENTION  PROGRAM.  A.  THE
 COMMISSIONER  SHALL  CONSULT  AND  COLLABORATE  WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
 HEALTH, THE OFFICE FOR THE PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ORGANIZA-
 TIONS THAT PROMOTE TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS, PREVENTION AND EDUCA-
 TION, AS WELL AS OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, TO ESTABLISH  AND  DEVELOP  A
 SCHOOL-BASED  TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPART-
 MENT. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER  IN  REGULATIONS
 AFTER  CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE OFFICE FOR THE
 PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND BE  DESIGNED  TO  EDUCATE  STUDENTS,
 PARENTS  AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL ABOUT HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP BEHAVIORS, TEEN
 DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS  AND  PREVENTION.  THE  TEEN  DATING  VIOLENCE
 AWARENESS PREVENTION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   (I)  AGE-APPROPRIATE  MODEL CURRICULUM, EXEMPLAR LESSON PLANS AND BEST
 PRACTICE  INSTRUCTIONAL  RESOURCES  FOR  STUDENTS,  PARENTS  AND  SCHOOL
 PERSONNEL   DEVELOPED  OR  APPROVED  TO  PROMOTE  AWARENESS  OF  HEALTHY
 RELATIONSHIP BEHAVIORS AND TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION.  SUCH  MODEL
 CURRICULUM,  LESSON  PLANS AND INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES SHALL INCLUDE BUT
 NOT BE LIMITED TO INFORMATION ON HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP BEHAVIORS AND TEEN
 DATING VIOLENCE, RECOGNIZING THE WARNING SIGNS OF TEEN DATING  VIOLENCE,
 AND  A  DISCUSSION  OF  LOCAL  COMMUNITY RESOURCES THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO
 TEENS IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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