senate Bill S4569

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Restricts the distribution of students' personally identifying information and directs the commissioner of education to develop appropriate regulations regarding permitted disclosure of such information

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S4569 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2-c, Ed L

S4569 - Summary

Restricts the distribution of students' personally identifying information; directs the commissioner of the department of education to develop appropriate regulations regarding permitted disclosure of such information.

S4569 - Sponsor Memo

S4569 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4569

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  restricting  the
  distribution  of  students'  personally  identifying  information  and
  directing the commissioner of the department of education  to  develop
  appropriate  regulations regarding permitted disclosure of such infor-
  mation

  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 2-c to
read as follows:
  S  2-C. DISCLOSURE OF STUDENT INFORMATION.  1. NO PUBLIC ELEMENTARY OR
SECONDARY SCHOOL OR COLLEGE AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF  THIS  ARTICLE,
OR  CHARTER  SCHOOL  AS  DESCRIBED  IN ARTICLE FIFTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER
SHALL SELL  OR  OTHERWISE  RELEASE  PERSONALLY  IDENTIFYING  INFORMATION
REGARDING ANY STUDENT TO ANY THIRD PARTY.
  2.  EVERY  STUDENT SHALL BE ASSIGNED A UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER BY
USE OF WHICH THE STUDENT'S INFORMATION AND  INDIVIDUAL  REPORTS  MAY  BE
ACCESSED BY THE STUDENT'S SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, GUIDANCE COUNSELORS AND
TEACHERS AND BY THE STUDENT'S PARENTS.
  3. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT PROHIB-
IT THE USE BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR THE STATE OF UNIDENTIFIED AGGREGATE
DATA  FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRACKING SCHOOL ATTENDANCE, CURRICULUM TRACKING
AND OVERALL STUDENT PROGRESS, AND FOR APPLICATION OR  QUALIFICATION  FOR
FEDERAL FUNDS.
  S 2. The commissioner of the department of education is authorized and
directed  to  promulgate all rules, regulations and guidelines he or she
deems necessary to allow parents or guardians to consent to the  disclo-
sure of their child's information to private third parties and to imple-
ment the provisions of this act on or before its effective date.
  S  3.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
the date upon which it shall have become a law and shall  apply  to  all
school years commencing on or after such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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