assembly Bill A9680A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes and requires the board of regents to set acceptable standards for the issuance of diplomas to students who are homeschooled

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Jun 04, 2012 print number 9680a
Jun 04, 2012 amend and recommit to education
Mar 23, 2012 referred to education

A9680 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5544
2015-2016: A6426
2017-2018: A4183
2019-2020: A1286

A9680 - Summary

Authorizes and requires the board of regents to set acceptable standards for the issuance of diplomas to students who are homeschooled.

A9680 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9680

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PERRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT relating to authorizing and requiring the board of regents to set
  acceptable standards for the issuance of diplomas to students who  are
  homeschooled

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the  contra-
ry,  the  board of regents of the state of New York is hereby authorized
and required to set acceptable standards for the issuance of high school
diplomas to students who are homeschooled. The  board  of  regents  must
insure  and  shall require that such diplomas are acceptable as proof of
completion of an approved course of learning up  to  the  twelfth  grade
level  by  all  higher education institutions licensed and accredited to
operate in the state of New York.  All diplomas issued pursuant to  this
act  shall  be  equivalent in all regards to the generally-accepted high
school diploma issued pursuant to the authority of the board of regents.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13524-04-2

A9680A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5544
2015-2016: A6426
2017-2018: A4183
2019-2020: A1286

A9680A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and requires the board of regents to set acceptable standards for the issuance of diplomas to students who are homeschooled.

A9680A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 9680--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PERRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT relating to authorizing and requiring the board of regents to set
  acceptable  standards for the issuance of diplomas to students who are
  homeschooled

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as "The Home-
schooled Graduate High School Diploma Act".
  S 2. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary,  the
board  of  regents  of  the  state  of New York is hereby authorized and
required to set acceptable standards for the  issuance  of  high  school
diplomas  to  students  who  are homeschooled. The board of regents must
insure and shall require that such diplomas are acceptable as  proof  of
completion  of  an  approved  course of learning up to the twelfth grade
level by all higher education institutions licensed  and  accredited  to
operate  in the state of New York.  All diplomas issued pursuant to this
act shall be equivalent in all regards to  the  generally-accepted  high
school diploma issued pursuant to the authority of the board of regents.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13524-05-2