assembly Bill A3678A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jun 10, 2015 print number 3678a
Jun 10, 2015 amend and recommit to education
Jan 27, 2015 referred to education

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A3678 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2175
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1501-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6814
2017-2018: A445, S465
2019-2020: A706, S5472

A3678 - Summary

Prohibits school districts from disallowing home-schooled students from participating in district interscholastic sports.

A3678 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3678

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE -- read once and referred 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,  EXCLUDING TRANSPORTATION, FOR SUCH PARTIC-
IPATION. IN NO CASE SHALL A QUOTA OF HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS BE  REQUIRED
TO BE FULFILLED IN DISTRICT INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06777-01-5

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A3678A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2175
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1501-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6814
2017-2018: A445, S465
2019-2020: A706, S5472

A3678A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits school districts from disallowing home-schooled students from participating in district interscholastic sports.

A3678A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3678--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STIRPE, RA, THIELE, TENNEY, RAIA, CROUCH, BROOK-
  KRASNY,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  BLANKENBUSH,   SEPULVEDA,   GRAF,   WOZNIAK,
  GOODELL,  WOERNER, McDONOUGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO,
  GIGLIO, KEARNS, MAGEE, McDONALD, McLAUGHLIN, PALMESANO  --  read  once
  and  referred  to  the Committee on Education -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

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. HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS; INTERSCHOLASTIC  SPORTS.    NOTWITH-
STANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, BOARDS OF EDUCATION
OF  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  ARE  PROHIBITED  FROM  DISALLOWING  HOME-SCHOOLED
STUDENTS FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE  DISTRICT'S  INTERSCHOLASTIC  SPORTS,
AND  SHALL  MAKE PROVISION FOR SUCH PARTICIPATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
FOLLOWING:
  (1) HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS SHALL NOT BE DENIED BY  A  SCHOOL  DISTRICT
THE  OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES IF THE
STUDENT FULFILLS THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A) THE STUDENT MUST MEET ALL SCHOOL  DISTRICT  PHYSICAL  EXAMINATION,
IMMUNIZATION, AND AGE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF:
  (I) THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S SCHOOL OR CLASS ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS; AND
  (II) THE CLASS REQUIREMENTS OF THE VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATION ADMINISTERING
INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
  (B)  (I)  THE  STUDENT  MUST ACHIEVE A MINIMUM SCORE ON A STANDARDIZED
ACHIEVEMENT TEST PERMITTED UNDER SECTION 100.10  OF  THE  COMMISSIONER'S
REGULATIONS.  THE  EXAMINATION  SHALL BE TAKEN AT THE END OF EACH SCHOOL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06777-02-5

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