assembly Bill A9391

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits discrimination, intimidation and retaliation against students of proprietary schools who file a written complaint or exercise their right of private action against a proprietary school

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Current Bill Status Via S6529 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2022 signed chap.182
Apr 27, 2022 delivered to governor
Mar 23, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
Mar 07, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.463
substituted for a9391
Mar 07, 2022 substituted by s6529
Mar 03, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.463
Mar 01, 2022 reported
Feb 23, 2022 referred to higher education

Votes

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Feb 1, 2022 - Higher Education committee Vote

S6529
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2022

May 11, 2021 - Higher Education committee Vote

S6529
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

A9391 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6529
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5003, Ed L

A9391 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits discrimination, intimidation and retaliation against students of proprietary schools who file a written complaint or exercise their right of private action against a proprietary school.

A9391 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9391
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 23, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GLICK  -- (at request of the State Education
   Department) -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Higher
   Education
 
 AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to prohibiting discrimi-
   nation, intimidation and retaliation against students  of  proprietary
   schools  who  file  a  written  complaint  or  exercise their right of
   private action against a proprietary school
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Paragraph c of subdivision 1 of section 5003 of the educa-
 tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 5 to read as follows:
   (5) NO OWNER, OPERATOR, LICENSED PERSONNEL,  OR  AGENT  THEREOF  OF  A
 LICENSED PRIVATE CAREER SCHOOL SHALL DISCRIMINATE, INTIMIDATE, OR RETAL-
 IATE  AGAINST  ANY PERSON WHO FILES A WRITTEN COMPLAINT PURSUANT TO THIS
 PARAGRAPH.
   § 2. Subdivision 8 of section 5003 of the education law, as amended by
 chapter 381 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
   8. Private right of action. A student injured by a violation  of  this
 article  may bring an action against the owner or operator of a licensed
 private career school for actual damages or one hundred dollars,  which-
 ever is greater. A court may, in its discretion, award reasonable attor-
 ney's  fees  to  a  prevailing  plaintiff.  NO OWNER, OPERATOR, LICENSED
 PERSONNEL, OR AGENT THEREOF OF A LICENSED PRIVATE  CAREER  SCHOOL  SHALL
 DISCRIMINATE,  INTIMIDATE, OR RETALIATE AGAINST ANY STUDENT WHO BRINGS A
 PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION AGAINST THE OWNER  OR  OPERATOR  OF  A  LICENSED
 PRIVATE CAREER SCHOOL PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09755-01-1