senate Bill S7088A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to pre and post test reporting requirements, test site registration and sign in, and establishes crime related to educational testing fraud

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 18, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 7088a
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1092
Apr 27, 2012 referred to higher education

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S7088 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§340, 344 & 344-b, add §344-d, Ed L; add §§170.80, Pen L

S7088 - Summary

Relates to pre and post test reporting requirements, test site registration and sign in, and establishes crimes related to educational testing fraud.

S7088 - Sponsor Memo

S7088 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7088

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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  pre  and  post  test
  reporting  requirements and test site registration and sign in; and to
  amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crimes forgery of
  an educational test,  criminal  facilitation  of  educational  testing
  fraud, and scheme to defraud educational testing

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section  340  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  813  of  the laws of 1980, is amended and five new
subdivisions 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 are added to read as follows:
  3. "Test subject" means an individual to whom a test  is  administered
OR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS REGISTERED TO TAKE A TEST.
  10.  "HOME  HIGH SCHOOL" MEANS THE HIGH SCHOOL AT WHICH A TEST SUBJECT
IS OR WAS A MATRICULATED STUDENT AT THE TIME OF TESTING.
  11. "TESTING SITE" MEANS ANY LOCATION WHERE  A  STANDARDIZED  TEST  IS
ADMINISTERED TO A TEST SUBJECT.
  12. "TEST SITE PERSONNEL" MEANS A PERSON PRESENT AT A TESTING SITE WHO
SIGNS  IN TEST SUBJECTS WHO ARE REGISTERED TO TAKE THE TEST AT THAT SITE
AND WHO OVERSEES THE ADMINISTRATION OF A STANDARDIZED TEST. FOR PURPOSES
OF THIS DEFINITION, TESTING SITE  PERSONNEL  MAY  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED TO, A PROCTOR, TEST CENTER SUPERVISOR, ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR OR A
ROOM  PROCTOR.  EACH  MAY  HAVE  A DIFFERENT ROLE IN TEST ADMINISTRATION
OVERSIGHT.
  13. "ACCEPTABLE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION" MEANS  A  SCHOOL  IDENTIFICATION
CARD,  A  SCHOOL IDENTIFICATION FORM PREPARED BY THE HOME HIGH SCHOOL, A
STATE-ISSUED DRIVER'S LICENSE, A STATE-ISSUED  NON-DRIVER'S  LICENSE,  A
PASSPORT,  A  MILITARY  IDENTIFICATION CARD OR A GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDEN-
TIFICATION CARD. THE PHOTOGRAPH ON ANY SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST  BE
A CURRENT REPRESENTATION OF THE TEST TAKER'S IMAGE.
  14.  "PHOTO ADMISSION TICKET" MEANS A TICKET ASSIGNED TO A TEST REGIS-
TRANT, UPON REGISTERING TO TAKE THE ACT ASSESSMENT (ACT) OR THE SCHOLAS-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15560-01-2

S7088A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§340, 344 & 344-b, add §344-d, Ed L; add §§170.80, Pen L

S7088A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pre and post test reporting requirements, test site registration and sign in, and establishes crimes related to educational testing fraud.

S7088A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7088A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7088--A
    Cal. No. 1092

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to pre and post test
  reporting requirements and test site registration and sign in; and  to
  amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of criminal
  facilitation of educational testing fraud

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section  340  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  813  of  the laws of 1980, is amended and five new
subdivisions 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 are added to read as follows:
  3. "Test subject" means an individual to whom a test  is  administered
OR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS REGISTERED TO TAKE A TEST.
  10.  "HOME  HIGH SCHOOL" MEANS THE HIGH SCHOOL AT WHICH A TEST SUBJECT
IS OR WAS A MATRICULATED STUDENT AT THE TIME OF TESTING.
  11. "TESTING SITE" MEANS ANY LOCATION WHERE  A  STANDARDIZED  TEST  IS
ADMINISTERED TO A TEST SUBJECT.
  12. "TEST SITE PERSONNEL" MEANS A PERSON PRESENT AT A TESTING SITE WHO
SIGNS  IN TEST SUBJECTS WHO ARE REGISTERED TO TAKE THE TEST AT THAT SITE
AND WHO OVERSEES THE ADMINISTRATION OF A STANDARDIZED TEST. FOR PURPOSES
OF THIS DEFINITION, TESTING SITE  PERSONNEL  MAY  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED TO, A PROCTOR, TEST CENTER SUPERVISOR, ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR OR A
ROOM  PROCTOR.  EACH  MAY  HAVE  A DIFFERENT ROLE IN TEST ADMINISTRATION
OVERSIGHT.
  13. "ACCEPTABLE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION" MEANS  A  SCHOOL  IDENTIFICATION
CARD,  A  SCHOOL IDENTIFICATION FORM PREPARED BY THE HOME HIGH SCHOOL, A
STATE-ISSUED DRIVER'S LICENSE, A STATE-ISSUED  NON-DRIVER'S  LICENSE,  A
PASSPORT,  A  MILITARY  IDENTIFICATION CARD OR A GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDEN-
TIFICATION CARD. THE PHOTOGRAPH ON ANY SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST  BE
A CURRENT REPRESENTATION OF THE TEST TAKER'S IMAGE.

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

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