Assembly Bill A4917B

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to school anti-violence activities

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2023-A4917 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4598
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules 4917d
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, amd §2814, Ed L

2023-A4917 - Summary

Provides funding for school anti-violence education programs through the omnibus school violence prevention grant program.

2023-A4917 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4917
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ANDERSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law and the state finance law, in relation
   to enacting the "school anti-violence education act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "school anti-violence education act".
   §  2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 115 to read
 as follows:
   § 115. SCHOOL ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION. 1.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE
 LEGISLATURE  HEREBY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT GUN VIOLENCE AND OTHER FORMS
 OF VIOLENCE CONSTITUTE A CRISIS THAT  POSES  A  SERIOUS  THREAT  TO  THE
 HEALTH  AND  QUALITY  OF LIFE OF ALL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
 PARTICULARLY YOUTH UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE. AN  EPIDEMIC  OF  VIOLENCE  IS
 TEARING  AT  THE  FABRIC  OF  LIFE  IN MANY URBAN AREAS. THE LEGISLATURE
 FURTHER FINDS THAT FUNDS SHOULD BE USED TO SUPPORT SCHOOL  ANTI-VIOLENCE
 EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
   2.  DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "EVIDENCE-BASED ANTI-VIOLENCE  PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  PROGRAM  OR  AN
 INITIATIVE THAT:
   (I)  IS  DEVELOPED  AND EVALUATED THROUGH SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND DATA
 COLLECTION;
   (II) USES PUBLIC HEALTH PRINCIPLES THAT DEMONSTRATE  MEASURABLE  POSI-
 TIVE OUTCOMES IN PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE; AND
   (III)  IS  IMPLEMENTED BY A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION OR PUBLIC ENTITY AT
 OR IN AFFILIATION WITH A GOVERNMENT-FUNDED PUBLIC SCHOOL.
   (B) "SCHOOL ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION PROGRAM" MEANS A  SCHOOL-BASED  OR
 SCHOOL-AFFILIATED EVIDENCE-BASED ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT IS
 OPERATED BY:
   (I) A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION OR PUBLIC ENTITY; AND
   (II)  PROVIDES  EVIDENCE-BASED TRAUMA-SUPPORT AND GROUP COUNSELING AND
 ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE EDUCATION THAT INCLUDES PERSONAL  AND  GROUP  DEVELOP-
 
              

co-Sponsors

2023-A4917A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4598
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules 4917d
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, amd §2814, Ed L

2023-A4917A - Summary

Provides funding for school anti-violence education programs through the omnibus school violence prevention grant program.

2023-A4917A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4917--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. ANDERSON, SOLAGES, ZINERMAN, GIBBS, CUNNINGHAM,
   JACKSON, MEEKS, DE LOS SANTOS, SHIMSKY, GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  SIMON,  RAGA,
   SIMONE  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on Education --
   recommitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with  Assembly
   Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law and the state finance law, in relation
   to enacting the "school anti-violence education act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "school anti-violence education act".
   § 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 115 to  read
 as follows:
   §  115.  SCHOOL  ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION. 1. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS. THE
 LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT GUN VIOLENCE AND OTHER  FORMS
 OF  VIOLENCE  CONSTITUTE  A  CRISIS  THAT  POSES A SERIOUS THREAT TO THE
 HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF ALL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE  OF  NEW  YORK,
 PARTICULARLY  YOUTH UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE. AN EPIDEMIC OF VIOLENCE
 IS TEARING AT THE FABRIC OF LIFE IN MANY URBAN  AREAS.  THE  LEGISLATURE
 FURTHER  FINDS THAT FUNDS SHOULD BE USED TO SUPPORT SCHOOL ANTI-VIOLENCE
 EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
   2. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "EVIDENCE-BASED  ANTI-VIOLENCE  PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  PROGRAM OR AN
 INITIATIVE THAT:
   (I) IS DEVELOPED AND EVALUATED THROUGH SCIENTIFIC  RESEARCH  AND  DATA
 COLLECTION;
   (II)  USES  PUBLIC HEALTH PRINCIPLES THAT DEMONSTRATE MEASURABLE POSI-
 TIVE OUTCOMES IN PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE; AND

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08152-04-4
 A. 4917--A                          2
              

co-Sponsors

2023-A4917B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4598
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules 4917d
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, amd §2814, Ed L

2023-A4917B - Summary

Provides funding for school anti-violence education programs through the omnibus school violence prevention grant program.

2023-A4917B - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4917--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. ANDERSON, SOLAGES, ZINERMAN, GIBBS, CUNNINGHAM,
   JACKSON, MEEKS, DE LOS SANTOS, SHIMSKY, GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  SIMON,  RAGA,
   SIMONE, ARDILA, CHANDLER-WATERMAN, ZACCARO, ROZIC, HEVESI -- read once
   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Education -- recommitted to the
   Committee on Education in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee -- again reported  from  said  committee
   with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting  the  "school
   anti-violence education act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "school anti-violence education act".
   §  2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 115 to read
 as follows:
   § 115. SCHOOL ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION. 1.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE
 LEGISLATURE  HEREBY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT GUN VIOLENCE AND OTHER FORMS
 OF VIOLENCE CONSTITUTE A CRISIS THAT  POSES  A  SERIOUS  THREAT  TO  THE
 HEALTH  AND  QUALITY  OF LIFE OF ALL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
 PARTICULARLY YOUTH UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE. AN EPIDEMIC OF  VIOLENCE
 IS  TEARING  AT  THE FABRIC OF LIFE IN MANY URBAN AREAS. THE LEGISLATURE
 FURTHER FINDS THAT FUNDS SHOULD BE USED TO SUPPORT SCHOOL  ANTI-VIOLENCE
 EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
   2.  DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "EVIDENCE-BASED ANTI-VIOLENCE  PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  PROGRAM  OR  AN
 INITIATIVE THAT:
   (I)  IS  DEVELOPED  AND EVALUATED THROUGH SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND DATA
 COLLECTION;

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08152-06-4
              

co-Sponsors

2023-A4917C - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4598
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules 4917d
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, amd §2814, Ed L

2023-A4917C - Summary

Provides funding for school anti-violence education programs through the omnibus school violence prevention grant program.

2023-A4917C - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4917--C
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. ANDERSON, SOLAGES, ZINERMAN, GIBBS, CUNNINGHAM,
   JACKSON, MEEKS, DE LOS SANTOS, SHIMSKY, GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  SIMON,  RAGA,
   SIMONE,  ARDILA,  CHANDLER-WATERMAN,  ZACCARO, ROZIC, HEVESI, EPSTEIN,
   COOK, DAVILA, TAPIA, JEAN-PIERRE, TAYLOR, BURDICK, RAMOS, K. BROWN  --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Education -- recommitted to
   the  Committee on Education in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said commit-
   tee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to
   said  committee -- again reported from said committee with amendments,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  funding  for  school
   anti-violence education programs
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 2814 of the educa-
 tion law, as amended by chapter 529 of the laws of 2023, is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   a. School safety activities. Programs eligible for funding pursuant to
 this  section  may  include,  but  not be limited to: (i) safe corridors
 programs; (ii) diversity programs;  (iii)  collaborative  school  safety
 programs with law enforcement agencies or community-based organizations;
 (iv)  metal  detectors,  intercom  and  other intra-school communication
 devices and other devices to increase school security and the safety  of
 school personnel and students; (v) programs which facilitate and promote
 community  involvement  in  school  facility planning; [and] (vi) SCHOOL
 ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS; AND  (VII)  other  programs  including
 comprehensive  school-based intervention models, approved by the commis-
 sioner, that reduce violence and improve  school  safety.  Comprehensive
 school  based  intervention models shall coordinate with and collaborate
 with other services currently being provided  in  the  school  district,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08152-10-4
              

co-Sponsors

2023-A4917D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4598
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules 4917d
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, amd §2814, Ed L

2023-A4917D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides funding for school anti-violence education programs through the omnibus school violence prevention grant program.

2023-A4917D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4917--D
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. ANDERSON, SOLAGES, ZINERMAN, GIBBS, CUNNINGHAM,
   JACKSON, MEEKS, DE LOS SANTOS, SHIMSKY, GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  SIMON,  RAGA,
   SIMONE,  ARDILA,  CHANDLER-WATERMAN,  ZACCARO, ROZIC, HEVESI, EPSTEIN,
   COOK, DAVILA, TAPIA, JEAN-PIERRE, TAYLOR,  BURDICK,  RAMOS,  K. BROWN,
   L. ROSENTHAL, GLICK, SAYEGH -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Education  -- recommitted to the Committee on Education in accord-
   ance with Assembly Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
   reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
   amended  and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred to
   the Committee on Ways and  Means  --  reported  and  referred  to  the
   Committee  on  Rules -- again reported from said committee with amend-
   ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  funding  for  school
   anti-violence education programs

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 2814 of the educa-
 tion law, as amended by chapter 529 of the laws of 2023, is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   a. School safety activities. Programs eligible for funding pursuant to
 this  section  may  include,  but  not be limited to: (i) safe corridors
 programs; (ii) diversity programs;  (iii)  collaborative  school  safety
 programs with law enforcement agencies or community-based organizations;
 (iv)  metal  detectors,  intercom  and  other intra-school communication
 devices and other devices to increase school security and the safety  of
 school personnel and students; (v) programs which facilitate and promote
 community  involvement  in  school  facility planning; [and] (vi) SCHOOL
 ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS; AND  (VII)  other  programs  including
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08152-12-4
              

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