assembly Bill A10487

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the unauthorized release of personally identifiable information relating to students

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2016 print number 10487a
Jun 06, 2016 amend and recommit to education
May 31, 2016 referred to education

A10487 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7626
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-d, Ed L

A10487 - Summary

Relates to the unauthorized release of personally identifiable information relating to students.

A10487 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10487

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  the  unauthorized
  release of personally identifiable information relating to students

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  2-d  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph 1 to read as follows:
  1.  "DIRECTORY  INFORMATION" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS DEFINED IN
SECTION 99.3 OF TITLE THIRTY-FOUR OF THE  CODE  OF  FEDERAL  REGULATIONS
IMPLEMENTING  THE  FAMILY  EDUCATIONAL  RIGHTS  AND PRIVACY ACT, SECTION
TWELVE HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO-G OF TITLE TWENTY OF THE UNITED  STATES  CODE.
"DISCLOSABLE DIRECTORY INFORMATION" MEANS WITH RESPECT TO A STUDENT, THE
STUDENT'S  NAME;  PHOTOGRAPH; AGE; GRADE LEVEL; ENROLLMENT STATUS; DATES
OF ATTENDANCE; PARTICIPATION IN  OFFICIALLY  RECOGNIZED  ACTIVITIES  AND
SPORTS;  WEIGHT AND HEIGHT OF MEMBERS OF ATHLETIC TEAMS; DEGREES, HONORS
AND AWARDS RECEIVED; AND THE MOST RECENT EDUCATIONAL AGENCY OR  INSTITU-
TION ATTENDED.
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 2-d of the education law is amended by
adding a new paragraph e to read as follows:
  E. WITHIN THE FIRST MONTH OF EACH SCHOOL YEAR, EACH EDUCATIONAL AGENCY
SHALL PUBLICLY ISSUE A NOTICE, INCLUDE IN THE STUDENT HANDBOOK IF APPLI-
CABLE, AND SEND HOME WITH EVERY  STUDENT,  INFORMATION  STIPULATING  THE
DISCLOSURE PROCEDURES FOR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
  (1) THE NOTICE REQUIRED UNDER THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL INCLUDE:
  (I)  A DESCRIPTION OF ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION THAT THE
EDUCATIONAL AGENCY EXPECTS TO DISCLOSE DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR;
  (II) THE PROCEDURE THAT A PARENT OF A STUDENT OR AN  ELIGIBLE  STUDENT
CAN  FOLLOW  TO PROHIBIT THE EDUCATIONAL AGENCY FROM DISSEMINATING DISC-
LOSABLE DIRECTORY INFORMATION; AND
  (III) THE PROCEDURE THAT A PARENT OF A STUDENT OR AN ELIGIBLE  STUDENT
CAN  FOLLOW  TO  PROHIBIT  THE  EDUCATIONAL  AGENCY  FROM  DISSEMINATING
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15005-03-6

A10487A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7626
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-d, Ed L

A10487A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the unauthorized release of personally identifiable information relating to students.

A10487A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10487--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- 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 the unauthorized
  release of personally identifiable information relating to students

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  2-d  of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph 1 to read as follows:
  1. "DIRECTORY INFORMATION" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  99.3  OF  TITLE  THIRTY-FOUR OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS
IMPLEMENTING THE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL  RIGHTS  AND  PRIVACY  ACT,  SECTION
TWELVE  HUNDRED  THIRTY-TWO-G OF TITLE TWENTY OF THE UNITED STATES CODE.
"DISCLOSABLE DIRECTORY INFORMATION" MEANS WITH RESPECT TO A STUDENT, THE
STUDENT'S NAME; PHOTOGRAPH; AGE; GRADE LEVEL; ENROLLMENT  STATUS;  DATES
OF  ATTENDANCE;  PARTICIPATION  IN  OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED ACTIVITIES AND
SPORTS; WEIGHT AND HEIGHT OF MEMBERS OF ATHLETIC TEAMS; DEGREES,  HONORS
AND  AWARDS RECEIVED; AND THE MOST RECENT EDUCATIONAL AGENCY OR INSTITU-
TION ATTENDED.
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 2-d of the education law is  amended  by
adding a new paragraph e to read as follows:
  E. WITHIN THE FIRST MONTH OF EACH SCHOOL YEAR, EACH EDUCATIONAL AGENCY
SHALL PUBLICLY ISSUE A NOTICE, INCLUDE IN THE STUDENT HANDBOOK IF APPLI-
CABLE,  AND  SEND  HOME  WITH EVERY STUDENT, INFORMATION STIPULATING THE
DISCLOSURE PROCEDURES FOR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
  (1) THE NOTICE REQUIRED UNDER THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL INCLUDE:
  (I) A DESCRIPTION OF ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION THAT  THE
EDUCATIONAL AGENCY EXPECTS TO DISCLOSE DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR;
  (II)  THE  PROCEDURE THAT A PARENT OF A STUDENT OR AN ELIGIBLE STUDENT
CAN FOLLOW TO PROHIBIT THE EDUCATIONAL AGENCY FROM  DISSEMINATING  DISC-
LOSABLE DIRECTORY INFORMATION; AND
  (III)  THE PROCEDURE THAT A PARENT OF A STUDENT OR AN ELIGIBLE STUDENT
CAN  FOLLOW  TO  PROHIBIT  THE  EDUCATIONAL  AGENCY  FROM  DISSEMINATING
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.

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

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