senate Bill S5343

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates an option for those submitting applications to submit an affirmation in lieu of an oath

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 signed chap.306
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.184
substituted for a8321
Mar 14, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 07, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2012 1st report cal.311
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2011 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.748
May 10, 2011 referred to higher education

Votes

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Mar 6, 2012 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5343
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2012

excused (1)

May 17, 2011 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5343
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 17, 2011

aye wr (1)

S5343 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8321
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6501-b, Ed L

S5343 - Summary

Allows those submitting applications to the department of education under title eight of the education law to submit an affirmation in lieu of an oath.

S5343 - Sponsor Memo

S5343 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5343

                       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.
                                                           LBD11443-01-1

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