senate Bill S177

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to student eligibility for a high school diploma upon passing either a regents competency test or regents examination in certain subjects

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

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S177 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3257
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §319, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5362, A7569
2017-2018: S2229, S2499, A5865
2019-2020: S189, A834

S177 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to student eligibility for a high school diploma upon passing either a regents competency test or regents examination in certain subjects.

S177 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S177 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    177
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  TEDISCO, BOYLE -- 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  regents  competency
   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 319 to
 read as follows:
   § 319. REGENTS COMPETENCY EXAMINATIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW,
 RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, A STUDENT FIRST ENTERING GRADE  NINE
 IN  THE TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN -- TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN SCHOOL YEAR SHALL
 BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA UPON COMPLETING THE  REQUI-
 SITE  NUMBER OF CREDITS AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER AND BY PASSING
 EITHER A REGENTS COMPETENCY TEST  OR  REGENTS  EXAMINATION  IN  ENGLISH,
 MATHEMATICS,  UNITED  STATES  HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT, SCIENCE AND GLOBAL
 HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03416-01-1


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