senate Bill S7101

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the issuance of diplomas to youth who are placed, committed, supervised, detained or confined in certain facilities

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Current Bill Status Via A7576 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 approval memo.117
signed chap.754
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1473
substituted for s7101
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by a7576
Jun 02, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1473
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 01, 2021 referred to education

S7101 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7576
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §112-a, Ed L

S7101 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the issuance of diplomas to youth who are placed, committed, supervised, detained or confined in certain facilities; provides that persons under twenty-one years of age who are placed with, committed to, under the supervision of, detained or otherwise confined in certain facilities, who participate in an educational program provided by such facilities, shall be issued a high school diploma upon completion of the minimum New York state diploma requirements.

S7101 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7101 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7101
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BRISPORT  --  (at  request  of the State Education
   Department) -- 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 the issuance of diplo-
   mas  to  youth  who  are  placed,  committed,  supervised, detained or
   confined in certain facilities
 
   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 112-a
 to read as follows:
   § 112-A. STUDENTS CONFINED IN CERTAIN FACILITIES;  RESPONSIBILITY  FOR
 ISSUANCE  OF DIPLOMAS. 1. A PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO HAS
 NOT RECEIVED A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND WHO IS PLACED WITH, COMMITTED TO,
 UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF, DETAINED OR OTHERWISE CONFINED IN ANY FACILITY
 OPERATED BY A STATE DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION  WHICH
 PROVIDES  EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWELVE OF
 THIS ARTICLE, OR WHO IS CONFINED IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, AS  DEFINED
 IN  SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF  SECTION  TWO  OF  THE CORRECTION LAW, AND WHO
 PARTICIPATES IN AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM PROVIDED BY SUCH FACILITY,  SHALL
 BE  ISSUED A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LOCATION WHEN
 SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS DETERMINED THAT SUCH PERSON HAS  COMPLETED  THE
 MINIMUM  NEW  YORK  STATE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH IN THE REGU-
 LATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER WHILE PLACED WITH, COMMITTED TO,  UNDER  THE
 SUPERVISION OF, DETAINED OR CONFINED IN SUCH FACILITY.
   2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LOCATION"
 MEANS  THE  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  IN  WHICH THE FACILITY WHERE SUCH YOUTH IS
 PLACED, COMMITTED, SUPERVISED, DETAINED OR CONFINED IS LOCATED.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10077-01-1

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