|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S1715
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S1715 - Details
S1715 - Summary
Prohibits school districts from disallowing homeschooled students from participating in district interscholastic sports.
S1715 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1715 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to prohibiting school districts from disallowing home-schooled students from participating in district interscholastic sports PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow home-schooled students to participate in interscholastic athletics. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the education law by adding a new section 1501-d, which prohibits school districts from disallowing home-schooled students from participating in the district's interscholastic sports, and requires districts to make provision for such participation. Section 2 provides that the act shall take effect immediately. JUSTIFICATION: Currently, home-schooled students may be prohibited from participating in interscholastic sports even though they are entitled to attend the
S1715 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1715 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KENNEDY, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ -- 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 school districts from disallowing home-schooled students from participating in district interscholastic sports 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 1501-d to read as follows: S 1501-D. HOMESCHOOLED STUDENTS; INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS. NOTWITH- STANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, BOARDS OF EDUCATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE PROHIBITED FROM DISALLOWING HOMESCHOOLED STUDENTS FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE DISTRICT'S INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS, AND SHALL MAKE PROVISION FOR SUCH PARTICIPATION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02993-01-3
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