assembly Bill A9884

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the ACT assessment

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May 27, 2014 referred to education

A9884 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง342, Ed L

A9884 - Summary

Relates to the ACT assessment; requires that they only have to disclose test contents four times a year.

A9884 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9884

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 27, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LALOR -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the disclosure of test
  contents

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs f and g of subdivision 10 of section 342 of the
education law, are relettered paragraphs g and h and a new  paragraph  f
is added to read as follows:
  F.  SUBDIVISIONS  ONE,  TWO, THREE, FOUR AND SIX OF THIS SECTION SHALL
NOT APPLY TO THE ACT ASSESSMENT DURING THE NINETEEN HUNDRED  NINETY-SIX-
-NINETY-SEVEN  TEST  YEAR  OR  ANY  SUBSEQUENT  TEST YEAR SO LONG AS THE
COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION BOARD DISCLOSES IN EACH SUCH TESTING YEAR:
  (I) FOUR TEST FORMS USED TO ADMINISTER THE ACT ASSESSMENT IN NEW YORK,
OR
  (II) IF FEWER THAN FOUR REGULAR  ACT  ASSESSMENT  ADMINISTRATIONS  ARE
OFFERED  IN  NEW YORK DURING A TEST YEAR, THE SAME NUMBER OF ACT ASSESS-
MENT FORMS AS REGULAR ACT ASSESSMENT ADMINISTRATIONS IN NEW YORK IN THAT
TEST YEAR.
  S 2. Paragraph h of subdivision 10 of section  342  of  the  education
law,  as  added by chapter 714 of the laws of 1996, and as relettered by
section one of this act, is amended to read as follows:
  h. For the purposes of this subdivision,  a  "regular"  administration
means  a  regular  Saturday major paper-and-pencil administration of the
SAT I, ACT ASSESSMENT or GRE General Test  or  a  regular  Friday  major
paper-and-pencil administration of the TOEFL. A "regular" administration
does  not  include any other administration (whether offered on a Friday
or Saturday or otherwise), whether a makeup administration, an  adminis-
tration  for Saturday Sabbath observers, or other special-purpose admin-
istration, or any individual administration.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15169-01-4

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