senate Bill S4469A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides increased penalties and education for hazing, underage drinking and drug use within athletic teams, fraternities and sororities at college campuses

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.552
Feb 19, 2014 print number 4469a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Apr 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2013 1st report cal.420
Apr 03, 2013 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S4469 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8859
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6430 & 6431, add §§6439 & 6440, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1937
2009-2010: S2527

S4469 - Summary

Requires colleges to educate the campus community on bias-related crime, hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use; expands authority of colleges to regulate conduct by college and student government organizations and clubs, athletic teams and clubs, alumni organizations, fraternities, sororities, and any other organization that has access to and use of the college facilities; requires colleges to adopt rules prohibiting hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use; requires colleges to inform incoming students of and to train residence hall staff in the prohibitions against hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use (view more) requires colleges to establish penalties for hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use.

S4469 - Sponsor Memo

S4469 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4469

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, LARKIN, STAVISKY -- 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 hazing, serving alco-
  hol to minors and illegal drug offenses

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 6430 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 75 of the laws of 2004, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 7 is added to read as follows:
  1. The trustees or other governing board of every college chartered by
the regents or incorporated by special act of the legislature and  which
maintains a campus, unless otherwise provided, shall adopt written rules
for  implementing all policies required pursuant to this article and for
the maintenance of public order on college campuses  and  other  college
property  used  for  educational  purposes and provide a program for the
enforcement thereof. Such rules shall prohibit, among other things,  any
action  or  situation  which  recklessly  or intentionally endangers THE
mental or physical health [or involves the forced consumption of  liquor
or  drugs  for  the  purpose  of initiation into or affiliation with any
organization] OF ANY INDIVIDUAL.  Such rules shall govern the conduct of
students, faculty and other staff as well as visitors and  other  licen-
sees  and  invitees  on  such campuses and property.   The penalties for
violations of such rules shall be clearly set forth  therein  and  shall
include  provisions  for the ejection of a violator from such campus and
property, in the case of a  student  or  faculty  violator  his  or  her
suspension,  expulsion, or other appropriate disciplinary action, and in
the case of an organization which authorizes such conduct,  recision  of
permission  for  that  organization  to operate on campus property. Such
penalties shall be in addition to any penalty pursuant to the penal  law
or any other law to which a violator or organization may be subject.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03784-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S4469A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8859
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6430 & 6431, add §§6439 & 6440, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1937
2009-2010: S2527

S4469A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires colleges to educate the campus community on bias-related crime, hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use; expands authority of colleges to regulate conduct by college and student government organizations and clubs, athletic teams and clubs, alumni organizations, fraternities, sororities, and any other organization that has access to and use of the college facilities; requires colleges to adopt rules prohibiting hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use; requires colleges to inform incoming students of and to train residence hall staff in the prohibitions against hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use (view more) requires colleges to establish penalties for hazing, underage drinking and illegal drug use.

S4469A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4469A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4469--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, AVELLA, LARKIN, STAVISKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Higher  Education  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Education
  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to hazing, serving alco-
  hol to minors and illegal drug offenses

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 6430 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 75 of the laws of 2004, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 7 is added to read as follows:
  1. The trustees or other governing board of every college chartered by
the regents or incorporated by special act of the legislature and  which
maintains a campus, unless otherwise provided, shall adopt written rules
for  implementing all policies required pursuant to this article and for
the maintenance of public order on college campuses  and  other  college
property  used  for  educational  purposes and provide a program for the
enforcement thereof. Such rules shall prohibit, among other things,  any
action  or  situation  which  recklessly  or intentionally endangers THE
mental or physical health [or involves the forced consumption of  liquor
or  drugs  for  the  purpose  of initiation into or affiliation with any
organization] OF ANY INDIVIDUAL.  Such rules shall govern the conduct of
students, faculty and other staff as well as visitors and  other  licen-
sees  and  invitees  on  such campuses and property.   The penalties for
violations of such rules shall be clearly set forth  therein  and  shall
include  provisions  for the ejection of a violator from such campus and
property, in the case of a  student  or  faculty  violator  his  or  her
suspension,  expulsion, or other appropriate disciplinary action, and in
the case of an organization which authorizes such conduct,  recision  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03784-02-4

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