|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S12
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S12 - Details
S12 - Summary
Prohibits secondary schools and higher education institutions from withholding student transcripts for failure to pay tuition.
S12 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S12 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to prohibiting secondary schools and colleges from withholding student transcripts for failure to pay tuition PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Allows students to obtain their academic transcript in the event tuition has not been paid. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 Amends the education law by adding a new Article 2-A. Prohibits public or private educational institutions from withholding student transcripts in the event such student has not paid tuition. Creates a Class A misdemeanor for failure to comply with this section. Section 2 Effective Date EXISTING LAW: None. JUSTIFICATION: As a result of the current recession, difficulties with paying tuition have become more and more common. Whether the student is paying for
S12 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 12 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to prohibiting secondary schools and colleges from withholding student transcripts for failure to pay tuition 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 article 2-A to read as follows: ARTICLE 2-A PROHIBITION AGAINST WITHHOLDING STUDENT TRANSCRIPTS SECTION 20. PROHIBITION AGAINST WITHHOLDING STUDENT TRANSCRIPTS. S 20. PROHIBITION AGAINST WITHHOLDING STUDENT TRANSCRIPTS. 1. NO PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL OR COLLEGE AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL WITHHOLD A STUDENT'S TRANSCRIPT FOR FAILURE TO PAY PAST OR PRESENTLY DUE TUITION. 2. WILLFUL FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00927-01-3
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