senate Bill S1565

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that institutions of higher education shall compile reports regarding foreign students enrolled in such institutions

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Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

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S1565 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง207-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3388
2009-2010: S2523

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

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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