senate Bill S189

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires a course of instruction on the prevention of eating disorders in grades five through twelve

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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

S189 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6168
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7056

S189 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a course of instruction on the prevention of eating disorders in grades five through twelve.

S189 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S189 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    189
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 requiring a course  of
   study in the prevention of eating disorders

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The education law is amended by adding a new section 804-e
 to read as follows:
   § 804-E. COURSES OF STUDY IN EATING  DISORDERS.    1.  ALL  PUPILS  IN
 GRADES  FIVE  THROUGH  TWELVE  IN  ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE STATE SHALL
 RECEIVE INSTRUCTION DESIGNED TO PREVENT EATING DISORDERS.  SUCH  PROGRAM
 SHALL  BE  DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN REGULATIONS AFTER CONSULTATION
 WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH  AND  BE  DESIGNED  TO  EDUCATE  STUDENTS,
 PARENTS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL ABOUT THE PREVENTION OF EATING DISORDERS IN
 GRADES  FIVE  THROUGH  TWELVE.  SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
 LIMITED TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION  SHALL  PREVENT
 THE  DEPARTMENT  FROM  MAKING  MODEL  CURRICULUM  AND RESOURCE MATERIALS
 AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
   2. THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO ASSIST IN  THE
 DEVELOPMENT  OF  CURRICULA  FOR SUCH COURSES OF STUDY WHICH SHALL BE AGE
 APPROPRIATE AND DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND ABILITIES OF PUPILS
 AT SUCCESSIVE GRADE LEVELS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AWARENESS, SKILLS, INFOR-
 MATION, SELF-CONFIDENCE AND SUPPORT TO AID IN THE PREVENTION  OF  EATING
 DISORDERS.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
 the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the
 addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
 for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized
 to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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