About A9703 and the East Sea

A9703 is a legislation that is currently being considered in the New York State Assembly. Its counterpart in the State Senate, S6599D, has been passed on May 6th, 2014.

STATE OF NEW YORK
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9703

IN ASSEMBLY

May 16, 2014
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Introduced by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN — read once and referred to the
Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring certain
text-books to reference the Sea of Japan as also the East Sea

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 706 to
read as follows:
S 706. REFERENCE TO SEA OF JAPAN. ANY TEXT-BOOK APPROVED AND ISSUED
PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE WHICH REFERS TO
THE SEA OF JAPAN SHALL ALSO REFER TO SUCH SEA AS THE EAST SEA.
S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016 and shall apply to text-
books approved and issued on or after such date.

NYS Legislation Website: http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/A9703-2013

S6570 is a State Senate legislation sponsored by Senator Tony Avella. This legislation has been passed in the Senate on May 6th, 2014.

STATE OF NEW YORK
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6599–D
Cal. No. 278

IN SENATE

February 11, 2014
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Introduced by Sen. AVELLA — read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Education — committee
discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
to said committee — committee discharged and said bill committed to
the Committee on Rules — ordered to a third reading, amended and
ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
— again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the
order of third reading — again amended and ordered reprinted, retain-
ing its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring certain
text-books to reference the Sea of Japan as also the East Sea

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 706 to
read as follows:
S 706. REFERENCE TO SEA OF JAPAN. ANY TEXT-BOOK APPROVED AND ISSUED
PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE WHICH REFERS TO
THE SEA OF JAPAN SHALL ALSO REFER TO SUCH SEA AS THE EAST SEA.
S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016 and shall apply to text-
books approved and issued on or after such date.

NYS Legislation Website: http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/S6599D-2013