senate Bill S1581A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to notification of parents when student directory personal contact information is released to third parties; provides an opportunity to opt-out

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2014 print number 1581a
Feb 03, 2014 amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S1581 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3212-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S2357

S1581 - Summary

Requires notification of parents when student directory personally identifiable information is released to third parties; provides an opportunity to opt out.

S1581 - Sponsor Memo

S1581 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1581

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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  the  release  of
  personally identifiable student information by school districts

  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 3212-b
to read as follows:
  S 3212-B. RELEASE OF PERSONALLY  IDENTIFIABLE  INFORMATION  BY  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS.    1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "STUDENT" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY PERSON WITH RESPECT  TO  WHOM
AN  EDUCATIONAL  AGENCY  OR  INSTITUTION  MAINTAINS EDUCATION RECORDS OR
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE A  PERSON  WHO
HAS NOT BEEN IN ATTENDANCE AT SUCH AGENCY OR INSTITUTION.
  (B)  THE  TERM  "SCHOOL"  MEANS  ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL; IN ANY CITY, UNION
FREE, COMMON OR  CENTRAL  SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  ANY  NON-PUBLIC  SCHOOL  OF
SECONDARY EDUCATION; AND ANY SCHOOL OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
  (C)  DISCLOSABLE  DIRECTORY INFORMATION (DDI) HEREAFTER REFERRED TO IN
THIS SECTION  AS  "DIRECTORY  INFORMATION",  MEANS  WITH  RESPECT  TO  A
STUDENT,  THE  STUDENT'S  NAME;  PHOTOGRAPH;  AGE; MAJOR FIELD OF STUDY;
GRADE  LEVEL;  ENROLLMENT  STATUS  (E.G.,  UNDERGRADUATE  OR   GRADUATE,
FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME); DATES OF ATTENDANCE; PARTICIPATION IN OFFICIAL-
LY  RECOGNIZED  ACTIVITIES  AND  SPORTS; WEIGHT AND HEIGHT OF MEMBERS OF
ATHLETIC TEAMS; DEGREES, HONORS AND AWARDS RECEIVED; AND THE MOST RECENT
EDUCATIONAL AGENCY OR INSTITUTION ATTENDED.
  (D) "PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE STUDENT INFORMATION (PISI)" SHALL INCLUDE
DISCLOSABLE DIRECTORY INFORMATION, AND A STUDENT'S OR PARENT'S  ADDRESS,
TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND E-MAIL ADDRESS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02862-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S1581A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3212-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S2357

S1581A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notification of parents when student directory personally identifiable information is released to third parties; provides an opportunity to opt out.

S1581A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1581A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1581--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Education in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law,  in  relation to the release of
  personally identifiable student information by school districts

  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 3212-b
to read as follows:
  S  3212-B.  RELEASE  OF  PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION BY SCHOOL
DISTRICTS.  1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "STUDENT"  SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY PERSON WITH RESPECT TO WHOM
AN EDUCATIONAL AGENCY OR  INSTITUTION  MAINTAINS  EDUCATION  RECORDS  OR
PERSONALLY  IDENTIFIABLE  INFORMATION, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE A PERSON WHO
HAS NOT BEEN IN ATTENDANCE AT SUCH AGENCY OR INSTITUTION.
  (B) THE TERM "SCHOOL" MEANS ANY PUBLIC  SCHOOL;  IN  ANY  CITY,  UNION
FREE,  COMMON  OR  CENTRAL  SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  ANY  NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL OF
SECONDARY EDUCATION; AND ANY SCHOOL OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
  (C) DISCLOSABLE DIRECTORY INFORMATION (DDI) HEREAFTER REFERRED  TO  IN
THIS  SECTION  AS  "DIRECTORY  INFORMATION",  MEANS  WITH  RESPECT  TO A
STUDENT, THE STUDENT'S NAME; PHOTOGRAPH;  AGE;  MAJOR  FIELD  OF  STUDY;
GRADE   LEVEL;  ENROLLMENT  STATUS  (E.G.,  UNDERGRADUATE  OR  GRADUATE,
FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME); DATES OF ATTENDANCE; PARTICIPATION IN OFFICIAL-
LY RECOGNIZED ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS; WEIGHT AND  HEIGHT  OF  MEMBERS  OF
ATHLETIC TEAMS; DEGREES, HONORS AND AWARDS RECEIVED; AND THE MOST RECENT
EDUCATIONAL AGENCY OR INSTITUTION ATTENDED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02862-03-4

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