S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
May 10, 2011
Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- (at request of the State Education Depart-
ment) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
committed to the Committee on Higher Education
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing those
submitting applications to the education department pursuant to title
eight of the education law to submit an affirmation in lieu of oath
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 6501-b
to read as follows:
S 6501-B. AFFIRMATION OF APPLICATIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY APPLICATION REQUIRED BY THIS TITLE
TO BE FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT MAY, IN LIEU OF BEING CERTIFIED OR SWORN
UNDER OATH, BE SUBSCRIBED BY THE APPLICANT AND AFFIRMED BY THE APPLICANT
AS TRUE UNDER PENALTIES OF PERJURY.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.