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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1565
Archive: Last Bill Status -
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1565 - Details
S1565 - Summary
Provides that institutions of higher education shall compile reports regarding foreign students enrolled in such institutions; delineates the statistical information that each approved school must maintain for all foreign students attending with a student visa; requires the state department of education to provide a compilation to the legislature of the information submitted.
S1565 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1565 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to reporting requirements of foreign students in the United States PURPOSE: This bill will require degree granting institutions in New York State who accept foreign students to report to the State Police whenever a foreign student has failed to maintain his or her legitimate status as a foreign student at that institution. Currently foreign students that are no longer attending school, or have failed to appear or failed to register for classes are in violation of their student visa. Current law requires that the institution report this information to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Although this becomes known to the United States Department of Homeland Security, the college is not required to make a proactive report to New York State enforcement authorities. The bill also requires a compilation of statistical data regarding the number of foreign students at each college in New York State and the programs they are enrolled in. Amendments to the bill make clear that the police may only contact the federal authorities should they encounter reported individuals. In addition, it makes clear that only statistical data should be collected, not names, addresses or other information linked in any way to an individual. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The State Education Law is amended to add a
S1565 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1565 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- 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 reporting requirements of foreign students in the United States 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 section 207-b to read as follows: S 207-B. REPORTING OF FOREIGN STUDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES. 1. WHEN- EVER A DESIGNATED SCHOOL OFFICIAL BECOMES AWARE THAT A NONIMMIGRANT STUDENT WITH A (F-1) OR (M-1) VISA HAS FAILED TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES AS SCHEDULED OR WHO HAS FAILED TO REPORT TO THE DESIGNATED SCHOOL OFFICIAL AT THE TIME HE OR SHE IS EXPECTED TO COMMENCE HIS OR HER PROGRAM OF STUDY, SUCH OFFICIAL SHALL SIMULTANEOUSLY REPORT SUCH NONCOMPLIANCE PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL LAW AND TO THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE. UPON ENCOUNTERING A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN REPORTED TO IT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE SHALL IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THE PROPER FEDERAL AUTHORITIES REGARDING SUCH PERSON'S WHEREABOUTS. THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE SHALL NOT HOLD SUCH PERSON UNLESS IT BELIEVES THE PERSON POSES A THREAT TO THE SAFETY OF THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "DESIGNATED SCHOOL OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN THOSE ADMINISTRATORS ON AN INSTITUTION'S CAMPUS AS DEFINED UNDER TITLE 8 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (8 CFR): SUBCHAPTER B, IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS 8 CFR PART 214--NONIMMIGRANT CLASSES, PETITIONS FOR APPROVAL OF SCHOOLS. 2. EVERY INSTITUTION AUTHORIZED BY THE LEGISLATURE OR BY THE REGENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK TO CONFER ACADEMIC DEGREES IN THIS STATE AND THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES TO ACCEPT FOREIGN STUDENTS UNDER TITLE 8 OF THE FEDERAL REGULATIONS (8CFR 214) SHALL MAINTAIN AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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