senate Bill S8192

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the board of trustees of the state university to require applicants to state-operated institutions to state whether they have been convicted of a violent felony offense

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 05, 2016 print number 8192a
Oct 05, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Sep 16, 2016 referred to rules

S8192 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S155
2019-2020: S969

S8192 - Summary

Directs the board of trustees of the state university to require applicants to state-operated institutions to state whether they have been convicted of a violent felony offense.

S8192 - Sponsor Memo

S8192 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8192

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 16, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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 directing the board of
  trustees of the state university to include, on every application  for
  admission  to  a state-operated institution, a question on whether the
  applicant has been convicted of any felony

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

  Section 1. Section 355 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 17-a to read as follows:
  17-A.  THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY SHALL ADOPT RULES
PROVIDING THAT EACH APPLICATION TO ADMISSION TO A STATE-OPERATED  INSTI-
TUTION  SHALL  REQUIRE THE APPLICANT TO STATE WHETHER HE OR SHE HAS EVER
BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY IN THIS STATE OR ANY  OTHER  JURISDICTION  IN
THE UNITED STATES. IF AN APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, HE OR
SHE SHALL IDENTIFY THE FELONY OFFENSE OR OFFENSES OF WHICH HE OR SHE WAS
CONVICTED,  THE DATE OR DATES OF SUCH CONVICTION OR CONVICTIONS, AND THE
COURT OR COURTS IN WHICH SUCH CONVICTION OR CONVICTIONS WERE RENDERED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16070-01-6

S8192A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S155
2019-2020: S969

S8192A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the board of trustees of the state university to require applicants to state-operated institutions to state whether they have been convicted of a violent felony offense.

S8192A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8192A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8192--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 16, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to directing the board of
  trustees  of the state university to include, on every application for
  admission to a state-operated institution, a question on  whether  the
  applicant has been convicted of any violent felony offense

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

  Section 1. Section 355 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 17-a to read as follows:
  17-A. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY SHALL ADOPT  RULES
PROVIDING  THAT EACH APPLICATION TO ADMISSION TO A STATE-OPERATED INSTI-
TUTION SHALL REQUIRE THE APPLICANT TO STATE WHETHER HE OR SHE  HAS  EVER
BEEN  CONVICTED  OF  A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION
ONE OF SECTION 70.02 OF THE PENAL LAW, IN THIS STATE OR OF AN OFFENSE IN
ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN THE UNITED STATES WHICH INCLUDES  ALL  OF  THE
ESSENTIAL  ELEMENTS  OF  A  VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE IN THIS STATE.  IF AN
APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF SUCH AN OFFENSE, HE OR SHE SHALL IDENTI-
FY THE VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE  OR  OFFENSES  OF  WHICH  HE  OR  SHE  WAS
CONVICTED,  THE DATE OR DATES OF SUCH CONVICTION OR CONVICTIONS, AND THE
COURT OR COURTS IN WHICH SUCH CONVICTION OR CONVICTIONS WERE RENDERED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16070-02-6

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