assembly Bill A4775

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows school districts to permit home-schooled students to participate in district interscholastic sports

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Feb 08, 2021 referred to education

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A4775 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8416
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3235, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6814
2015-2016: A3678, S2175
2017-2018: A445, S465
2019-2020: A706, S5472

A4775 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows school districts to permit home-schooled students to participate in district interscholastic sports.

A4775 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4775
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STIRPE, ASHBY, BENEDETTO, BLANKENBUSH, BRABENEC,
   COOK, CUSICK, GOODELL, LALOR, MIKULIN, B. MILLER, MORINELLO,  PEOPLES-
   STOKES,   RA,   L. ROSENTHAL,   THIELE,   WOERNER,   WALSH,   WALCZYK,
   J. M. GIGLIO, MANKTELOW, D. ROSENTHAL, CRUZ, TAYLOR, BARRON,  BARCLAY,
   FITZPATRICK,  M. MILLER,  HUNTER,  FALL,  SMULLEN, DeSTEFANO, DICKENS,
   SALKA, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, BARNWELL, BYRNES -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
   M.  of A. HAWLEY, RAMOS, STECK, TAGUE -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  allowing  school
   districts  to permit home-schooled students to participate 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 3235
 to read as follows:
   § 3235. HOME INSTRUCTION  STUDENTS  AND  INTERSCHOLASTIC  SPORTS.  THE
 BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  OR  TRUSTEE OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ESTABLISH AND
 ADOPT A POLICY TO ALLOW A STUDENT WHO RECEIVES HOME INSTRUCTION  TO  TRY
 OUT  FOR  AND  PARTICIPATE  ON  A SCHOOL DISTRICT'S INTERSCHOOL ATHLETIC
 TEAM. THE POLICY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO  THE  FOLLOWING
 PROVISIONS:
   1. THE STUDENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO MEET ALL THE SAME RESPONSIBILITIES
 AND  STANDARDS  OF BEHAVIOR AND ELIGIBILITY FOR PRACTICE AND COMPETITION
 AS A PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT ENROLLED IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PARTICIPATING
 ON THE INTERSCHOOL ATHLETIC TEAM INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE HEALTH
 EXAMINATION, IMMUNIZATION, AND AGE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS;
   2. THE STUDENT SHALL ANNUALLY MEET ALL ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS  PURSUANT
 TO SECTION 100.10 OF COMMISSIONER REGULATIONS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A
 BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  OR  TRUSTEE OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY REQUIRE ADDI-
 TIONAL ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07216-01-1