Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014
referred to higher education
|Jan 09, 2013
referred to higher education
Senate Bill S1658
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S1658 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S1658 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1658 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to pre and post test reporting requirements and test site registration and sign in PURPOSE: To codify newly created security procedures for the administration of undergraduate college admission tests. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 340 of the education law to add five new definitions. Section 2. Amends the education law to add a new section 344-d in relation to pre and post test reporting requirements and testing site registration and sign in requirements. Section 3. Requires testing agencies to report to the higher education committees one year after the effective date. Section 4. Sets for the effective date JUSTIFICATION;
2013-S1658 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1658 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, MARTINS -- 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 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 SAT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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