senate Bill S2440

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the study of law in certain non approved law schools to be eligible to sit for the New York state bar exam

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Jan 21, 2011 referred to higher education

S2440 - Details

Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1791

S2440 - Summary

Relates to the study of law in certain non American Bar Association approved law schools to be eligible to sit for the New York state bar exam, so long as they meet all other requirements established pursuant to 22 NYCRR Part 520.03.

S2440 - Sponsor Memo

S2440 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2440

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ALESI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT relating to the study of law in certain law schools to be  eligi-
  ble to sit for the New York state bar exam

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
the Massachusetts school of law shall be deemed an approved law  school,
as  defined in 22 NYCRR Part 520.03, even if they have not been approved
by the American Bar Association, if they have met all other requirements
established pursuant to 22 NYCRR Part 520.03.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08285-01-1

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