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A07128 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 10, 2017
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Higher Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring institutions
          of higher learning  to  provide  sexual  harassment  training  to  all
          participants in internships and externships

          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 817 to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 817. Sexual harassment training. 1. Duty.  It shall be the  duty  of
     4  the college authorities in general charge of the operation of any public
     5  or  independent college or university to cause any student participating
     6  in a paid or unpaid internship or externship, whether on campus, or  off
     7  campus,  to receive instruction and training in sexual harassment in the
     8  workplace.
     9    2. Report. On or before the first day of August  next  succeeding  the
    10  effective  date of this section, the college authority in general charge
    11  of the operation of a  public  or  independent  college  shall  annually
    12  submit a report to the governor and the legislature which shall include,
    13  but  not  be  limited  to, the number of students instructed pursuant to
    14  subdivision one of this section.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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