Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2023||
recommitted to rules
|Jun 08, 2023||
ordered to third reading cal.1828
|Jun 05, 2023||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7552
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7552 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7552 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7552 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing Diwali as a school holiday in certain public schools PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:: To designate Diwali as a school holiday in the city of New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:: Section 1 amends the education law by adding a new section 2586-a Section 2 amends Subdivision 2-a of section 3635 of the education law. Section 3 sets the effective date. JUSTIFICATION::
2023-S7552 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7552 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 5, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing Diwali as a school holiday in certain public schools 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 2586-a to read as follows: § 2586-A. DIWALI AS A HOLIDAY FOR STUDENTS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. THE FIFTEENTH DAY OF THE EIGHTH MONTH OF THE INDI- AN CALENDAR IN EACH YEAR, KNOWN AS DIWALI, IS HEREBY MADE AND DECLARED TO BE A HOLIDAY FOR STUDENTS IN ALL THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND STUDENTS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS ON SUCH DAY. IF SUCH DAY FALLS ON A SUNDAY, STUDENTS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOLS ON THE MONDAY THEREAFTER. § 2. Subdivision 2-a of section 3635 of the education law, as amended by chapter 424 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 2-a. The superintendent of each city school district, in a city having a population in excess of one million, shall prepare a public school calendar and shall notify officials of nonpublic schools to which trans- portation has been requested not later than the first day of June in each year, of the days on which the public schools will be in session in the following school year. Such school district which provides transpor- tation to nonpublic schools shall provide such transportation for the same number of days as the public schools are open but shall not provide transportation services for more than one hundred eighty days. Offi- cials of each nonpublic school to which transportation is provided by a city school district of a city having a population in excess of one million may notify such district, not later than the first day of July of each school year, of a maximum of five days, exclusive of Saturdays, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02941-10-3
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