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A00695 Summary:

Add S915-a, Ed L
Requires certain public schools in any city with a population over one million to offer Halal food options during lunch to students with dietary restrictions free of charge.
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A00695 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 7, 2015
        Introduced by M. of A. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Education
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to requiring certain
          public schools in any city with  a  population  over  one  million  to
          provide Halal food during lunch
          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  915-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  915-a. Halal food restrictions.  In any city having a population of
     4  one million or more, each public school shall provide Halal food to  any
     5  student  who has such a dietary restriction or requirement at no cost to
     6  such student.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
     8  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
     9  ment  and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the imple-
    10  mentation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made  on
    11  or before such date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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