senate Bill S1929

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to inclusive instruction and instructional materials

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 16, 2021 referred to education

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S1929 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A808
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add & amd §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10718

S1929 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires school districts and charter schools to include instruction on the political, economic, and social contributions, and lifeways of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual people, in an appropriate place in the curriculum of middle school and high school students.

S1929 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1929 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1929
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. JACKSON, 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 inclusive  instruction
   and  instructional  materials; and providing for the repeal of certain
   provisions upon expiration thereof

   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. INCLUSIVE CURRICULUM OR INSTRUCTION. 1. SCHOOL DISTRICTS  AND
 CHARTER  SCHOOLS  SHALL  INCLUDE INSTRUCTION ON THE POLITICAL, ECONOMIC,
 AND SOCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS, AND LIFEWAYS OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS-
 GENDER, QUEER, INTERSEX, AND ASEXUAL PEOPLE, IN AN APPROPRIATE PLACE  IN
 THE CURRICULUM OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
   2. SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS SHALL HAVE POLICIES AND PROCE-
 DURES IN PLACE PERTAINING TO THE SELECTION OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS TO
 IMPLEMENT  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE OF THIS SECTION. WHEN
 ADOPTING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR USE IN THE SCHOOLS OF THE DISTRICT,
 SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS SHALL ADOPT INCLUSIVE INSTRUCTIONAL
 MATERIALS THAT PORTRAY THE CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC  DIVERSITY  OF  SOCIETY
 INCLUDING  THE  POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS, AND LIFE-
 WAYS OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER, INTERSEX, AND ASEXU-
 AL PEOPLE, WHERE APPROPRIATE.
   3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   A. THE TERM "GAY" MEANS A MAN OR  A  MALE  INDIVIDUAL  WHOSE  ENDURING
 PHYSICAL,  ROMANTIC,  OR  EMOTIONAL ATTRACTION IS TO ANOTHER MAN OR MALE
 INDIVIDUAL.
   B. THE TERM "LESBIAN" MEANS A WOMAN OR FEMALE INDIVIDUAL WHOSE  ENDUR-
 ING  PHYSICAL,  ROMANTIC, OR EMOTIONAL ATTRACTION IS TO ANOTHER WOMAN OR
 FEMALE INDIVIDUAL.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02376-03-1

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