assembly Bill A3363

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to college admissions for persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to correction
Jan 22, 2015 referred to correction

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

view additional multi-sponsors

A3363 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S969
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23-B §§770 - 776, Cor L; amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8574, S6437
2017-2018: A1792, S3740
2019-2020: S809

A3363 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to college admissions for persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

A3363 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3363

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, SEPULVEDA, ROBERTS, O'DONNELL,
  ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.  ARROYO,  BRENNAN,  CLARK,
  FARRELL,  HEVESI,  McDONALD,  MOSLEY  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law and the executive law, in relation to
  college admission for persons previously  convicted  of  one  or  more
  criminal offenses

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new article  23-B
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 23-B
           COLLEGE ADMISSIONS FOR PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED
                    OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES
SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS.
        771. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        772. PROHIBITION AGAINST INQUIRIES ABOUT ARRESTS THAT DID NOT
               RESULT IN A CRIMINAL CONVICTION AND CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
               THAT HAVE BEEN SEALED.
        773. PRE-ACCEPTANCE PROHIBITION AGAINST INQUIRY INTO CRIMINAL
               HISTORY.
        774. POST-ACCEPTANCE INQUIRY ABOUT CRIMINAL HISTORY PERMITTED.
        775. INQUIRIES INTO CRIMINAL HISTORY NOT REQUIRED.
        776.  ENFORCEMENT.
  S  770.  DEFINITIONS.  1. "COLLEGE" SHALL MEAN COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES,
PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS  AND  OTHER  INSTITUTIONS  OF  HIGHER
EDUCATION  AUTHORIZED  TO  CONFER  DEGREES PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO,
THREE AND EIGHT OF SECTION TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2. "ADMISSIONS DECISION-MAKING PROCESS" SHALL MEAN SUBMISSION  OF  THE
APPLICATION  AND  ALL  ASPECTS OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS THROUGH ADMIS-
SION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01680-01-5

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.