Senate Bill S1940

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the unlawful sale of dissertations, theses and term papers

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

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2011-S1940 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2135
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S1940, A2135

2011-S1940 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of academic dissertations, theses and term papers whether written or provided through electronic media.

2011-S1940 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S1940 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 1940                                                  A. 2135

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens.  LAVALLE, LARKIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Higher Education

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SCHIMMINGER, JAFFEE, CASTRO, HOOP-
  ER,  MENG, GALEF, ZEBROWSKI, MILLMAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  COOK, LIFTON, MAISEL, MARKEY, MAYERSOHN, PHEFFER, REILLY -- read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to the unlawful sale of
  dissertations, theses and term papers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 213-b of the education law, as
added by chapter 307 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  1. No person shall, for financial consideration,  or  the  promise  of
financial   consideration,  prepare,  offer  to  prepare,  cause  to  be
prepared, sell or offer for sale to any person  any  [written]  material
EITHER  WRITTEN  OR  PROVIDED  THROUGH ELECTRONIC MEDIA which the seller
knows, is informed or has reason to believe is intended  for  submission
as  a dissertation, thesis, term paper, essay, report or other [written]
assignment by a student in a university,  college,  academy,  school  or
other  educational institution to such institution or to a course, semi-
nar or degree program held by such institution.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06731-01-1


              

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