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A05944 Summary:

COSPNSRSayegh, Taylor, Ashby, Griffin, Hyndman, Reyes
Amd §803, Ed L
Requires all school districts to have a licensed physical education teacher.
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A05944 Actions:

03/02/2021referred to education
09/15/2021enacting clause stricken
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A05944 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      March 2, 2021
        Introduced  by  M. of A. PICHARDO, SAYEGH, TAYLOR, ASHBY, GRIFFIN, HYND-
          MAN, REYES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring  all  school
          districts to have a certified physical education teacher
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section  803  of  the  education  law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  118  of  the  laws  of 1957, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    2. The board of education or trustees of every school  district  regu-
     5  larly  employing  twenty  or  more  teachers  shall employ, within every
     6  school, a teacher or teachers qualified  and  duly  licensed  under  the
     7  regulations  of  the  regents to give [such] physical education instruc-
     8  tion[; in every other district of the state,  they  shall  require  such
     9  instruction to be given by the teacher or teachers regularly employed to
    10  give instruction in other subjects or by a teacher or teachers qualified
    11  and duly licensed under the regulations of the regents].
    12    § 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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