senate Bill S347

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the regents exam to be waived for any student who scores a 3, 4 or 5 on the advanced placement examination in the subject of the regents exam

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to education

S347 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4022
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §208-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7354
2015-2016: S2699
2017-2018: S2110, A8024

S347 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the regents exam to be waived for any student who scores a 3, 4 or 5 on the advanced placement examination in the subject of the regents exam.

S347 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   347

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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 requiring  the  waiver
  of  the  regents examination requirement for certain students who take
  advanced placement examinations

  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 208-b
to read as follows:
  § 208-B. HIGH SCHOOL REGENTS EXAMINATION  WAIVER.  THE  REGENTS  SHALL
WAIVE  THE REQUIREMENT FOR A STUDENT TO TAKE AND PASS A REGENTS EXAMINA-
TION FOR A SUBJECT IN WHICH A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HAS TAKEN AN  ADVANCED
PLACEMENT  COURSE  AND  RECEIVED  A 3, 4 OR 5 AS A SCORE ON THE ADVANCED
PLACEMENT EXAMINATION THEREFOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02614-01-9

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