senate Bill S105

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting colleges from denying formerly incarcerated individuals admittance to college based solely on their incarceration

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Mar 24, 2011 committee discharged and committed to codes
Feb 28, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to higher education

S105 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2221
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง6438, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1294, A3260

S105 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting colleges from denying formerly incarcerated individuals admittance to college based solely on their incarceration.

S105 - Sponsor Memo

S105 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   105

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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  prohibiting  colleges
  from  denying  formerly incarcerated individuals admittance to college
  based solely on their incarceration

  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 6438
to read as follows:
  S  6438.  COLLEGE  ADMITTANCE  FOR  PEOPLE  PREVIOUSLY   INCARCERATED.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO PERSON
WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN INCARCERATED, SHALL BE DENIED ADMITTANCE TO  ANY
INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION, BASED SOLELY ON SUCH INCARCERATION.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01517-01-1

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