Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to education
|Jan 06, 2021||
referred to education
Senate Bill S757
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S757 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S757 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S757 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the creation of a school-based teen dating violence prevention program PURPOSE: To promote education of students regarding teen dating violence. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the public health law by adding a new section 56 to require the commissioner of education, in cooperation with the commis- sioner of health, the office for the prevention of domestic violence and organizations that promote teen dating violence awareness and healthy relationship behaviors to establish a school-based teen dating violence prevention program that shall include:(i) age-appropriate curriculum, lesson plans and best practices for students, parents and school person-
2021-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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