STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
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, SILLITTI, BARNWELL, ENGLEBRIGHT, PAULIN, DURSO, STERN,
McMAHON, GALEF, MONTESANO, FERNANDEZ, PICHARDO, BICHOTTE HERMELYN,
LAWLER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. TAGUE -- read once and
referred to the Committee on Education -- committee discharged, bill
amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
AN ACT in relation to authorizing the commissioner of education to
conduct a study regarding courses of study on the Holocaust within the
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, within ninety days of the issuance
12 of the report required pursuant to section two of this act, shall put
13 forward recommendations to ensure instruction on the Holocaust is
14 provided at all schools in compliance with section eight hundred one of
15 the education law.
16 § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.