A00656 Summary:

BILL NO    A00656 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Rosenthal (MS)

COSPNSR    Weprin

MLTSPNSR   Colton, Cook, Hooper, McDonough, Weisenberg

Add S816, Ed L

Prohibits vivisection at colleges, universities, professional, proprietary or
graduate schools in the state where a scientifically and educationally
satisfactory method or strategy exists; defines vivisection to mean
experimentation through surgery on a living organism to view living internal
structure.
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A00656 Actions:

BILL NO    A00656 

01/09/2013 referred to higher education
01/08/2014 referred to higher education
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A00656 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           656
 
                               2013-2014 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 9, 2013
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
          A. COLTON, COOK,  HOOPER,  McDONOUGH,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and
          referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
        AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to prohibiting vivisec-

          tion at colleges and universities in the state where a  scientifically
          and educationally satisfactory method or strategy exists
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 816 to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 816. Vivisection prohibited. 1. For purposes of this section:
     4    (a) "Vivisection" means experimentation through surgery  on  a  living
     5  organism to view living internal structure.
     6    (b) "Scientifically and educationally satisfactory method or strategy"
     7  means  a  teaching  method or strategy that accomplishes the goal of the
     8  proposed education or training or teaching method or  strategy  that  is

     9  used  by  a majority of other institutions of higher education to accom-
    10  plish the same goal.
    11    2. Vivisection is prohibited at all  colleges,  universities,  profes-
    12  sional,  proprietary  or graduate schools in the state where an alterna-
    13  tive scientifically and educationally satisfactory  method  or  strategy
    14  exists.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    16  it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05028-01-3
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