Bill Text: NY A03754 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes the commissioner of education to promulgate rules and regulations authorizing school curriculums to include programs designed to educate students on the immediate and consequential dangers associated with the use of alcohol.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-31 - referred to education [A03754 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03754-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 31, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  instruction  relating
          to the dangers associated with the use of alcohol
          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  804-e
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 804-e. Dangers associated with the use of alcohol. 1. In addition to
     4  instruction  otherwise  required  by  section eight hundred four of this
     5  article, the commissioner is hereby authorized to promulgate  rules  and
     6  regulations directing all schools to include, as an integral part of the
     7  school curriculum, programs designed to educate students about the imme-
     8  diate and consequential dangers associated with the use of alcohol. Such
     9  programs  shall  include, but not be limited to, the dangers of drinking
    10  and driving as well as such other issues closely related to the  use  of
    11  alcohol.
    12    2. The programs authorized by subdivision one of this section shall be
    13  designed  by the department in conjunction with the office of alcoholism
    14  and substance abuse services.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July  next  succeeding
    16  the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.