assembly Bill A302

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires courses of study in private schools in the prevention of child sexual exploitation and child sexual abuse

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2023 referred to education

A302 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §803-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A9845, S7582
2021-2022: A3688, S400

A302 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires courses of study in private schools in the prevention of child sexual exploitation and child sexual abuse for pupils in grades K-8.

A302 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              January 4, 2023
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the teaching
   of courses in the prevention of child abuse at private schools
   Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 803-b of the education law, as
 added by chapter 187 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   1. All pupils in grades K-8 in all public AND PRIVATE schools  in  the
 state shall receive instruction designed to prevent child sexual exploi-
 tation  and  child  sexual  abuse.  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 child sexual exploitation and child sexual abuse
 in  grades  kindergarten  through eight. 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 materi-
 als available on the department's website.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July 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.