senate Bill S6688

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to required attendance at schools

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7756 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 approval memo.15
signed chap.491
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
May 13, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.264
substituted for s6688
May 13, 2014 substituted by a7756
Mar 13, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2014 1st report cal.264
Feb 27, 2014 referred to education

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S6688 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7756
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3210, Ed L

S6688 - Summary

Relates to required attendance at schools.

S6688 - Sponsor Memo

S6688 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6688

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GOLDEN, SQUADRON -- 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 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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