senate Bill S1715

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits school districts from disallowing homeschooled students from participating in district interscholastic sports

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

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S1715 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6814
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1501-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2968
2009-2010: S6350

S1715 - Summary

Prohibits school districts from disallowing homeschooled students from participating in district interscholastic sports.

S1715 - Sponsor Memo

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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