senate Bill S4391

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the application of the dignity for all students act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Feb 04, 2021 referred to education

S4391 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6216
2019-2020: S4298

S4391 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the application of the dignity for all students act; removes language that the dignity for all students act does not apply to private, religious or denominational educational institutions.

S4391 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4391 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 4, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 application of the
   dignity for all students act
   Section 1. 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[:
   1.  Apply  to  private, religious or denominational educational insti-
 tutions; or
   2. Preclude] PRECLUDE or limit any right or cause of  action  provided
 under any local, state or federal ordinance, law or regulation including
 but  not  limited to any remedies or rights available under the Individ-
 uals With Disabilities Education Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights  Law
 of  1964, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or the Americans
 with Disabilities Act of 1990.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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