senate Bill S546

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to student governments in secondary schools

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 26, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 25, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 20, 2021 1st report cal.83
Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

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S546 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4008

S546 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to student governments in secondary schools.

S546 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S546 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    546
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. MAYER, BIAGGI, COMRIE, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, JACKSON,
   KRUEGER, LIU, MAY, PERSAUD, RAMOS, SALAZAR, SKOUFIS -- 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 student governments

   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 817 to
 read as follows:
   § 817. STUDENT GOVERNMENT. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES OF EVERY
 SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SERVING  HIGH  SCHOOL  STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH
 TWELVE WITH NO DISTRICTWIDE OR SCHOOL  BUILDING  PEER  SELECTED  STUDENT
 GOVERNMENT  SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST ONE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION
 WITHIN SUCH DISTRICT OR SCHOOL BUILDING WITH THE GOAL  OF  ENSURING  ALL
 ELIGIBLE  STUDENTS  HAVE  THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN SUCH STUDENT
 GOVERNMENT.
   § 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
 succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02647-01-1


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