|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 28, 2022||referred to education|
senate Bill S8416
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8416 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8416 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8416 SPONSOR: OBERACKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to allowing school districts to permit home-schooled students to participate in district interscholastic sports PURPOSE: To allow home-schooled students to participate in interscholastic athletics. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the education law by adding a new section 1501-d, which allows school districts to permit home-schooled students to participate in district interscholastic sports. Section 2 provides that the act shall take effect immediately.
S8416 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8416 I N S E N A T E February 28, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. OBERACKER -- 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 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; 3. THE STUDENT SHALL ONLY BE ELIGIBLE TO TRY OUT FOR AND PARTICIPATE ON THEIR SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RESIDENCE'S INTERSCHOOL ATHLETIC TEAM; AND 4. TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF THE STUDENT. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07216-01-1
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