Bill Text: NY A00472 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes the commissioner of education to conduct a study regarding courses of study on the Holocaust within the state.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-11)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-06 - referred to education [A00472 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-A00472-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                           472

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                       (Prefiled)

                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC, LAVINE, GRIFFIN, EICHENSTEIN, CYMBROWITZ,
          CARROLL, THIELE, COLTON, CRUZ,  BRAUNSTEIN,  CUSICK,  AUBRY,  EPSTEIN,
          SIMON,   MORINELLO,   TAYLOR,   PHEFFER AMATO,  McDONOUGH,  SEAWRIGHT,
          B. MILLER, DeSTEFANO, NORRIS, SMULLEN,  L. ROSENTHAL,  RAMOS,  ABBATE,
          HYNDMAN,  COOK, WEPRIN, DINOWITZ, STIRPE, DE LA ROSA, NIOU, SMITH, RA,
          BYRNE, MIKULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. TAGUE  --  read  once
          and referred to the Committee on Education

        AN  ACT  in  relation  to  authorizing  the commissioner of education to
          conduct a study regarding courses of study on the Holocaust within the
          state

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The commissioner of education is authorized and directed to
     2  conduct  a  study regarding courses of study on the Holocaust within the
     3  state. Such study shall focus  on  identifying  which  school  districts
     4  subject to section eight hundred one of the education law offer a course
     5  of information on the Holocaust.
     6    § 2. A report of the findings of such study and recommendations of the
     7  commissioner of education shall be delivered to the governor, the tempo-
     8  rary  president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, the minority
     9  leader of the senate and the minority leader of the assembly  the  first
    10  of January following the effective date of this act.
    11    §  3.  The  commissioner  of education shall promulgate regulations to
    12  ensure instruction on the  Holocaust  is  provided  at  all  schools  in
    13  compliance with section eight hundred one of the education law.
    14    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.


         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00692-01-1
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