senate Bill S5862

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to required attendance at schools

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 18, 2013 referred to rules

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S5862 - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
A7756
, S6688
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3210, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10392

S5862 - Summary

Relates to required attendance at schools.

S5862 - Sponsor Memo

S5862 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5862

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to required attendances

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

  Section  1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 3210 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by chapter 821 of the laws of 1947, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  b. (I) Absence for religious observance and education shall be permit-
ted under rules that the commissioner shall establish.
  (II)  IN  ADDITION, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES SHALL DETERMINE
WHETHER SCHOOL SESSION SHOULD  NOT  BE  HELD  AT  AN  INDIVIDUAL  PUBLIC
SCHOOL,  OR  DISTRICT-WIDE,  ON  A DAY WHERE, IF SCHOOL WERE IN SESSION,
ABSENTEEISM MAY RESULT IN THE WASTE OF EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES  BECAUSE  A
CONSIDERABLE  PROPORTION OF THE STUDENT POPULATION IS UNLIKELY TO ATTEND
BECAUSE OF A RELIGIOUS OR CULTURAL DAY OF OBSERVANCE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03041-01-3

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