Senate Bill S4598A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to school anti-violence activities

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    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-S4598 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, Ed L; add §97-bbbb, St Fin L

2023-S4598 - Summary

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

2023-S4598 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4598 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4598
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee 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-S4598A - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, Ed L; add §97-bbbb, St Fin L

2023-S4598A - Summary

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

2023-S4598A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4598A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4598--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, BROUK, CLEARE, COMRIE, FERNANDEZ, GIANARIS,
   GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN-SIGAL,  LIU,  MYRIE,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,  SEPULVEDA,
   SKOUFIS  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Education -- recommitted to the  Commit-
   tee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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.
                                                            LBD08152-05-4
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S4598B - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, Ed L; add §97-bbbb, St Fin L

2023-S4598B - Summary

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

2023-S4598B - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4598B - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4598--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, BROUK, CLEARE, COMRIE, FERNANDEZ, GIANARIS,
   GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN-SIGAL,  JACKSON,  LIU,  MYRIE,  PARKER,
   PERSAUD,  SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education  --
   recommitted  to  the  Committee on Education in accordance with Senate
   Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, 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.
                                                            LBD08152-07-4
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S4598C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, Ed L; add §97-bbbb, St Fin L

2023-S4598C (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

2023-S4598C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4598C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4598--C
     Cal. No. 1279
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, BROUK, CLEARE, COMRIE, FERNANDEZ, GIANARIS,
   GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN-SIGAL,  JACKSON,  LIU,  MYRIE,  PARKER,
   PERSAUD,  SALAZAR,  SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,  SKOUFIS  --  read  twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Education  --  recommitted to the Committee on Education in accordance
   with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
   tee, ordered to first report, amended on first report,  ordered  to  a
   second  report and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order
   of second report
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

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