senate Bill S12

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits secondary schools and colleges from withholding student transcripts for failure to pay tuition

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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S12 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3173
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-A ยง20, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S503
2009-2010: S8469, S8493

S12 - Summary

Prohibits secondary schools and higher education institutions from withholding student transcripts for failure to pay tuition.

S12 - Sponsor Memo

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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