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:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                          656

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (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    S 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    S 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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