|SAME AS||SAME AS S08068|
|COSPNSR||Niou, McDonald, Weprin, Colton, Sepulveda, Lavine, Montesano, Miller MG, Bichotte, Jenne, De La Rosa, Davila, Titus, Benedetto, Crespo, Simon, Barron, Solages, Steck, Ortiz, Jaffee, Englebright, Dickens, Fahy, Dinowitz, Williams, Taylor, Peoples-Stokes, Rivera, Cook, Richardson, Rosenthal L, Lentol, Hooper, Pheffer Amato, Blake, Joyner, Pichardo, Malliotakis, Ramos, Vanel, Galef, Harris, Mosley, Dilan, Cusick, Walker, Gottfried, D'Urso, Errigo|
|MLTSPNSR||Abbate, Giglio, Rodriguez|
|Amd §305, Ed L|
|Relates to establishing an educational program related to the prevention of sexual harassment in schools by contracting with an outside entity who has expertise in sexual harassment training in schools.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 10129 IN ASSEMBLY March 16, 2018 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ARROYO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing an educa- tional program related to the prevention of sexual harassment in schools The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new 2 subdivision 57 to read as follows: 3 57. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, and 4 subject to an appropriation, the department shall contract with an 5 outside entity who has expertise in sexual harassment training in 6 schools to establish a sexual harassment prevention and education 7 program overseen by such department. The commissioner shall work with 8 such outside entity, to establish and develop an educational program 9 within such department related to the prevention of sexual harassment in 10 grades kindergarten through twelve. Such program shall be further 11 defined by such commissioner in regulation and shall be designed to 12 educate students, parents and school personnel about the prevention of 13 sexual harassment in schools. Such commissioner, in collaboration with 14 any other stakeholder groups deemed appropriate by such commissioner, 15 shall develop: 16 a. age-appropriate model curriculum resources, including exemplar 17 lesson plans, and best practice instructional resources for students, 18 parents and school personnel designed to prevent sexual harassment in 19 schools. Such model curriculum, resources, lesson plans and instruc- 20 tional resources shall include but not be limited to guidelines and 21 methods of prevention, indicators and warning signs of sexual harass- 22 ment, guidelines and methods to prevent sexual harassment and how to 23 report complaints of sexual harassment in schools; 24 b. instructional tools and materials for students, parents and school 25 personnel, which shall include updated data and information on 26 complaints of sexual harassment in schools, with a review of such data EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15110-01-8A. 10129 2 1 and information to occur periodically, at intervals deemed appropriate 2 by such commissioner; and 3 c. public availability of all materials related to the sexual harass- 4 ment education program on such department's website. 5 § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding 6 the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the 7 addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary 8 for the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized 9 to be made and completed on or before such effective date.